Robeson County Housing Authority
100 Oxendine Circle
Lumberton, Robeson County, NC


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Robeson County Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update June 26th, 2015.

The Robeson County Housing Authority (RCHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The RCHA offers two Public Housing communities with 290 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply: The application can be downloaded here.

Once the application has been completed, you must visit the RCHA to hand deliver it on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, between the hours of 10:00 am and 11:00 am. The RCHA is located at 100 Oxendine Circle, Lumberton, NC.

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

The RCHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: veteran, live and work in Lumberton, employed, disabled, displaced by fire, displaced by natural disaster, or substandard living.

More information can be found by visiting the RCHA website, or by calling 910-738-4866 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Robeson County Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 290 affordable rental units.

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

Robeson County Housing Authority is among the 45% of North Carolina 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 (, 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 Robeson County Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2007 6/15/07 Plan
2006 5/12/06 Plan
2005 7/13/05 Plan
2004 8/11/04 Plan
2003 6/16/03 Plan
2002 9/6/02 Plan
2001 11/26/01 Plan
2000 8/28/00 Plan