The Housing Authority of the City of Waynesboro
1069 Wayne Street
Waynesboro, Wayne County, MS

601-735-4522

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the The Housing Authority of the City of Waynesboro Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update July 3rd, 2015.

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 one Public Housing community with 50 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the HACW to pick up an application, located at 1069 Wayne Street, Waynesboro, Wayne County, MS, between the hours of 8:00 until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, between the hour of 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

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.

The HACW does not have a preference. 

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

For more information, the HACW can be reached by calling 601-735-4522, during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The The Housing Authority of the City of Waynesboro administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 50 affordable rental units.

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

The Housing Authority of the City of Waynesboro is among the 73% of Mississippi 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 The Housing Authority of the City of Waynesboro.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 5/31/12 Plan
2011 6/17/11 Plan
2010 5/3/10 Plan
2008 5/7/08 Plan
2007 6/1/07 Plan
2006 6/5/06 Plan
2005 1/9/06 Plan
2004 6/29/04 Plan
2003 5/19/03 Plan
2002 6/26/02 Plan
2001 6/8/01 Plan
2000 6/8/00 Plan