Housing Authority of the City of Hartselle
616 Adelle Street SW
Hartselle, Morgan County, AL

256-773-5481

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of the City of Hartselle Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update January 12th, 2016.

The Hartselle Housing Authority (HHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.


The HHA offers one Public Housing community with 185 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 4 bedrooms.

To apply, visit the HHA office to submit a pre-application in person, located at 616 Adelle Street SW, Hartselle, AL 35640, from 8:00 am until 11:00 am, every Tuesday until further notice.

Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, photo IDs for all adult household members, and proof of all income.

The HHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

Important note: Applicants will receive a confirmation number when either applying, or being placed on the waiting list, depending on housing authority policy. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.

If any of your application information changes from the time you submitted the original pre-application (such as contact information, income, and household members), inform the housing authority immediately. In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Please contact the housing authority to find out its policy on updating pre-application information.

For more information, call the HHA office at (256) 773-5481 from 7:00 am until 5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Hartselle administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 185 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Hartselle is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Housing Authority of the City of Hartselle is among the 58% of Alabama housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Housing Authority of the City of Hartselle.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 9/27/10 Plan
2006 6/15/06 Plan
2005 12/5/05 Plan
2004 8/4/04 Plan
2002 8/13/02 Plan
2001 9/7/01 Plan
2000 12/22/00 Plan