Columbia Housing And Redevelopment Corporatio
201 Dyer Street
Columbia, Maury County, TN


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Columbia Housing And Redevelopment Corporatio Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update August 5th, 2015.

The Columbia Housing and Redevelopment Corporation (CHRC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

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

To apply, visit the CHRC to pick up a pre-application, located at 101 Penny Avenue, Columbia, TN 38401, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am, and 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm CDT, Monday-Thursday.

Be sure to include these documents with your application: 
  • An original birth certificate for each child to be in the household.
  • Social Security Card for each family member to be in the household.
  • Written verification of all income in the household.
  • Drivers License or picture ID
  • If pregnant, written statement from doctor or health department stating due date.
No preferences were noted.

For more information, visit the CHRC website, or call the office at (931) 388-5203 from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Columbia Housing And Redevelopment Corporatio administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 290 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Columbia Housing And Redevelopment Corporatio is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Columbia Housing And Redevelopment Corporatio is among the 68% of Tennessee 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 Columbia Housing And Redevelopment Corporatio.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/16/09 Plan
2009 11/5/08 Plan
2008 12/16/09 Plan
2007 12/7/06 Plan
2006 11/16/05 Plan
2005 12/1/04 Plan
2004 12/12/03 Plan
2003 11/20/02 Plan
2002 1/14/02 Plan
2001 2/2/01 Plan
2000 9/7/00 Plan