Housing Authority of the City of Spencer
601 Market Street
Spencer, Roane County, WV

304-927-4181

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of the City of Spencer Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update July 10th, 2015.

The Housing Authority of the City of Spencer (HACS) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


The HACS offers one Public Housing community with 109 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the HACS to pick up an application, located at 601 Market St. # 1, Spencer, WV 25276, from 9:00 am until 11:30 am, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above, from 9:00 am until 11:30 am, Monday-Friday.

Be sure to include these documents with your application: birth certificates, Social Security cards, proof of income, child support documentation, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The HACS does not have a preference. 

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

For more information, the HACS can be reached by calling (304) 927-4181, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Spencer administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 109 affordable rental units.

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

Housing Authority of the City of Spencer is among the 35% of West Virginia 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 (hud.gov, 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 Housing Authority of the City of Spencer.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/29/09 Plan
2008 11/30/07 Plan
2007 11/30/07 Plan
2006 1/30/06 Plan
2005 12/29/04 Plan
2004 11/24/03 Plan
2003 2/12/03 Plan
2002 1/28/02 Plan
2001 1/17/01 Plan
2000 5/31/00 Plan