Sparta Housing Authority
300 Cragrock Drive
Sparta, White County, TN


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

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

The SHA offers one Public Housing community with 162 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the SHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 300 Cragrock Dr., Sparta, TN 38583, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm CDT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, you must call the SHA to schedule an application interview at (931) 836-3357 from 8:00 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.

No preferences were noted.

For more information, call the SHA office at (931) 836-3357 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Sparta Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 162 affordable rental units.

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

Sparta 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 Sparta Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 10/27/10 Plan
2010 10/27/10 Plan
2009 11/17/08 Plan
2008 11/14/07 Plan
2007 10/26/06 Plan
2006 10/20/05 Plan
2005 11/9/04 Plan
2004 12/4/03 Plan
2003 11/20/02 Plan
2002 12/20/01 Plan
2001 4/12/01 Plan
2000 2/4/00 Plan