Smithfield Housing Authority
801 S 5th Street
Smithfield, Johnston County, NC

919-934-9491

Public Housing Waiting List Statuses

Family Senior Other
OpenOpenNot Applicable

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


The SHA offers one Public Housing community with 205 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the SHA to pick up an application, located at 801 S 5th St, Smithfield, NC 27577, between the hours of 8:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday-Thursday, and on Fridays from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Once the application has been completed, you must call the SHA to schedule an interview at (919) 934-9491, between the hours of 8:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday-Thursday, and on Fridays from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm.

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

For more information, the SHA can be reached by calling (919) 934-9491, between the hours of 8:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday-Thursday, and on Fridays from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Smithfield Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 205 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Smithfield Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Smithfield 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 (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.

As of the last set of publicly available data, Smithfield Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 94. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. As of the last set of publicly available data, Project Unnamed has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.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 Smithfield Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2008 8/5/08 Plan
2007 5/21/07 Plan
2006 5/5/06 Plan
2005 5/18/05 Plan
2004 2/2/05 Plan
2003 6/2/03 Plan
2002 4/26/02 Plan
2001 6/22/01 Plan
2000 8/1/00 Plan

1

Public Housing Projects

205

Public Housing Units

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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