Shelbyville Housing Authority
316 Templeton Street
Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

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

The SHA offer five Public Housing communities with 417 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the SHA to pick up an application, located at 316 Templeton St., Shelbyville, TN 37160, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm CDT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

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

The SHA does not have a preference. 

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the application is received.

For more information, call the SHA office at (931) 684-1341 from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Shelbyville Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 5 projects which contain 417 affordable rental units.

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

Shelbyville 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 Shelbyville Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/20/09 Plan
2008 12/20/09 Plan
2007 7/20/07 Plan
2006 8/16/06 Plan
2005 8/19/05 Plan
2004 9/16/04 Plan
2003 7/25/03 Plan
2002 9/20/02 Plan
2001 9/18/01 Plan
2000 9/25/00 Plan