Gainesville Housing Authority
750 Pearl Nix Parkway
Gainesville, Hall County, GA


Public Housing Waiting List Status

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Gainesville Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update April 18th, 2016.

The Gainesville Housing Authority (GHA) is not accepting Public Housing waiting list applications at this time.

The GHA offers three Public Housing communities with 495 units for families and senior/disabled households.

For more information, visit the GHA website, or call the office at (912) 529-4596 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Gainesville Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 495 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Gainesville Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Gainesville 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 Gainesville Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 8/31/10 Plan
2008 8/20/08 Plan
2007 8/16/07 Plan
2006 9/12/06 Plan
2005 9/2/05 Plan
2004 8/16/04 Plan
2003 12/18/03 Plan
2002 11/7/02 Plan
2001 11/21/01 Plan
2000 9/6/00 Plan