Housing Authority of the City of Waycross
1130 Tebeau Street
Waycross, Ware County, GA

912-287-2440

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of the City of Waycross 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 Waycross also manages this Public Housing waiting list for the Housing Authority of the City of Blackshear.


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

The HACW offers three Public Housing communities with 355 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the HACW to pick up an application, located at 1130 Tebeau St., Waycross, GA 31501, from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm EDT, Monday-Thursday.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

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

The HACW does not have preference. 

Qualified applicants will be placed onto the waiting list by the date and time of the application submission.

For more information, the HACW can be reached by calling (912) 287-2440 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Waycross administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 355 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Waycross 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 Waycross 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 Waycross.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 3/26/10 Plan
2008 3/10/08 Plan
2007 3/13/07 Plan
2006 3/17/06 Plan
2005 5/9/05 Plan
2005 5/9/05 Plan
2004 2/17/04 Plan
2003 3/4/03 Plan
2002 4/1/02 Plan
2001 4/20/01 Plan
2000 6/5/00 Plan