Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania
100 North Elm Street
Sylvania, Screven County, GA

706-554-2233

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

Please note: The Housing Authority of the City of Waynesboro also manages its Public Housing waiting list for the Housing Authority of the County of ScrevenCity of Louisville Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania.


The Housing Authority of the City of Waynesboro (HACW) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The HACW offers two Public Housing communities with 287 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the HACW to submit an application in person, located at 570 Wallace St, Waynesboro, GA 30830, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm EDT, from the 15th until the end of each month.

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

The HACW does not have a preference. 

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time their application is received.

For more information, the HACW can be reached by calling (706) 554-2233 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 78 affordable rental units.

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

Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania 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 Sylvania.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 6/7/10 Plan
2008 6/27/08 Plan
2007 7/2/07 Plan
2006 7/7/06 Plan
2005 5/26/05 Plan
2004 8/31/04 Plan
2003 9/23/03 Plan
2002 7/11/02 Plan
2001 6/27/01 Plan
2000 6/30/00 Plan