Spruce Pine Housing Authority
11 Fairground St.
Spruce Pine, Mitchell County, NC

828-765-9182

Public Housing Waiting List Statuses

Family Senior Other
OpenOpenNot Applicable

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


The SPHA offers one Public Housing community with 84 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the SPHA to make an appointment to submit an application. At that time they will give you a list of documents that will be needed at the time of your appointment. The SPHA is located at 11 Fairground St., Spruce Pine, NC 28777.

No preferences were noted.

For more information, the SPHA can be reached by calling (828) 765-9182, during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Spruce Pine Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 84 affordable rental units.

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

Spruce Pine 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, Spruce Pine Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 99. 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, Spruce Pine 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 Spruce Pine Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2008 7/10/08 Plan
2007 9/17/07 Plan
2006 10/2/06 Plan
2005 9/21/05 Plan
2004 8/30/04 Plan
2003 2/3/04 Plan
2002 9/19/02 Plan
2001 11/14/01 Plan
2000 10/19/00 Plan

1

Public Housing Projects

84

Public Housing Units

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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