Rockwood Housing Authority
320 W Carpenter Street
Rockwood, Roane County, TN


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

The Rockwood 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 124 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the RHA to pick up an application, located at 320 W Carpenter St, Rockwood, TN 37854, from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm EDT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 1:30 until 4:00 pm, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Be sure to include these documents with your application: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all earned and unearned income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The RHA does have a preference for homeless applicants.

For more information, the RHA can be reached by calling (865) 354-9841 from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Rockwood Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 124 affordable rental units.

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

Rockwood 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 Rockwood Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 6/3/11 Plan
2010 6/24/10 Plan
2009 5/1/09 Plan
2009 5/1/09 Plan
2008 5/14/08 Plan
2007 5/2/07 Plan
2006 5/19/06 Plan
2005 6/9/05 Plan
2004 5/7/04 Plan
2003 4/29/03 Plan
2002 9/10/02 Plan
2000 9/25/00 Plan