Doerun Housing Authority
800 4th Avenue SE
Moultrie, Colquitt County, GA


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Doerun Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update July 17th, 2015.

The Doerun Housing Authority (DHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

Please note: The DHA Public Housing waiting list is managed by the Moultrie Housing Authority.

The DHA offers one Public Housing communities with 44 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
  1. Visit the DHA to pick up an application, located at 800 4th Ave. SE, Moultrie, GA 31768, from 7:30 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday, and Friday from 7:30 am until 12:00 pm.
  2. Download the application here, then print and complete.
Once the application has been completed, it can be hand delivered to the address listed above, or mailed to PO Box 1058 Moultrie, GA. 31776.

Be sure to include these documents with your application: criminal history for every member of the household 18 years and older, social security cards, birth certificates, documentation if adult member is a full time student, proof of all income, receipt from Moultrie Police Deptartment background check (see more information below).

It is important to note that the DHA requires applicants to pay $10 for a background check at the Moultrie Police Deptartment, and to bring the receipt as form of proof. To our knowledge, this is not a normal requirement to apply to a waiting list. Most housing authorities do require a background check, but the office pays for it to be done, and this requirement is unique to the DHA.

No preferences were noted.

More information can be found by visiting the DHA website at, or by calling (229) 985-4162, from 7:30 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday, and on Friday from 7:30 am until 12:00 pm.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Doerun Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 44 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Doerun Housing Authority is determined to be a Very Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1 - 49 public housing units.

Doerun Housing Authority is among the 88% of Georgia 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 (, 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 Doerun Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 3/1/10 Plan
2008 2/22/08 Plan
2007 2/16/07 Plan
2006 3/17/06 Plan
2005 2/28/05 Plan
2004 2/19/04 Plan
2003 3/12/03 Plan
2002 5/15/02 Plan
2001 3/14/01 Plan
2000 6/20/00 Plan