Housing Authority of the City of Tifton
15 E. 16th Street
Tifton, Tift County, GA

229-382-5434

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of the City of Tifton 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 Tifton (HACT) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


The HACT offers three Public Housing communities with 383 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the HACT to pick up an application, located at 15 E 16th Street, Tifton, GA 31793, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, you must call the HACT to find out when its next call-in day is. The HACT only has call-in days to schedule interviews once every 60 days. The HACT can be reached at (229) 382-5434 during normal office hours.

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

No preferences were noted.

For more information, the HACT can be reached by calling (229) 382-5434 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Tifton administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 383 affordable rental units.

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

Housing Authority of the City of Tifton 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 Tifton.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 9/8/10 Plan
2008 9/16/08 Plan
2007 9/19/07 Plan
2006 9/5/06 Plan
2005 9/7/05 Plan
2004 8/26/04 Plan
2003 9/25/03 Plan
2002 10/22/02 Plan
2001 11/13/01 Plan
2000 8/27/00 Plan