Housing Authority of the City of Ellijay
PO Box 426
Ellijay, Gilmer County, GA

706-635-4644

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

The Housing Authority of the City of Ellijay (HACE) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families.


Please note: The waiting list for seniors is currently closed.

The HACE offers one Public Housing community with 110 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the HACE to pick up an application, located at 29 Green Cir, Ellijay, GA 30540, from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Be sure to include these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, child support statement, bank statements, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The HACE does not have a preference. Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the application is received.

For more information, the HACE can be reached by calling (706) 635-4644, from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Ellijay administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 110 affordable rental units.

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

Housing Authority of the City of Ellijay 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 (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 Ellijay.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 1/29/10 Plan
2008 12/20/07 Plan
2007 11/30/06 Plan
2006 12/13/05 Plan
2005 2/2/05 Plan
2004 12/30/03 Plan
2003 1/30/03 Plan
2002 1/15/02 Plan
2001 1/10/01 Plan
2000 6/5/00 Plan