Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte
1301 South Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203

704-336-5183

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 53 projects which contain 3,297 affordable rental units. It also administers 4,918 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte is determined to be a Large public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1,250 - 9,999 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte between Public Housing Units (40%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (60%) to that of all housing authorities in NC, Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in NC.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte manages 32 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 83. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte range from a high of 98 to a low of 47.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte portfolio is Prosperity Creek Senior Apartments and the lowest scoring property is Boulevard Homes.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 91% of properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

53

Public Housing Projects

3,297

Public Housing Units

4,918

Section 8 Vouchers

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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