Ripley Housing Authority
101 Northcrest Street
Ripley, Lauderdale County, TN


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Ripley Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update August 4th, 2015.

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

The RHA offers one Public Housing community with 265 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the RHA to pick up an application, located at 101 Northcrest St., Ripley, TN 38063, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm CDT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be hand delivered to the address listed above; or if the office is closed, the application can be placed in the drop box that is located in front of the building. 

No documents are needed at this time.

The RHA does have a preference for: elderly, disabled, or working family.

For more information, call the RHA office at (731) 635-1901 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Ripley Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 265 affordable rental units.

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

Ripley Housing Authority 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 Ripley Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 1/11/12 Plan
2010 12/27/09 Plan
2009 11/5/08 Plan
2008 11/14/07 Plan
2007 10/23/06 Plan
2006 10/24/05 Plan
2005 11/4/04 Plan
2004 12/2/03 Plan
2003 10/25/02 Plan
2002 2/6/02 Plan
2001 12/31/00 Plan
2000 3/8/00 Plan