Whiteville Housing Authority
504 W Burkhead Street
Whiteville, Columbus County, NC

910-642-4979

Public Housing Waiting List Statuses

Family Senior Other
OpenOpenNot Applicable

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


The WHA offers one Public Housing community with 54 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the WHA on Tuesdays or Thursdays, between the hours of 9:30 am until 11:30 am, to submit an application in person. The WHA is located at 504 W Burkhead St, Whiteville, NC 28472.

Be sure to bring these documents when applying: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, current and past landlord information, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The WHA does not have a preference. Your application is placed by date and time received.

For more information the WHA can be reached by calling (910) 642-4979, during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Whiteville Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 54 affordable rental units.

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

Whiteville 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, Whiteville Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 95. 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, Westwood Homes 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 Whiteville Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2007 5/3/07 Plan
2006 4/26/06 Plan
2005 11/3/05 Plan
2004 8/30/04 Plan
2002 6/13/02 Plan
2001 7/26/01 Plan
2000 9/22/00 Plan

1

Public Housing Projects

54

Public Housing Units

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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