Bruce Housing Authority
503 South Coleman Street
Bruce, Rusk County, WI


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

The Bruce Housing Authority (BHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The BHA offers one Public Housing community with 45 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 3 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the BHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 503 N Coleman St, Bruce, WI 54819, during normal office hours.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed or emailed to you by calling (715) 868-4731 during normal office hours.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

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

No preferences were noted.

For more information, call the BHA office at (715) 868-4731 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Bruce Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 45 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Bruce Housing Authority is determined to be a Very Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1 - 49 public housing units.

Bruce Housing Authority is among the 47% of Wisconsin 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 Bruce Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 11/16/10 Plan
2008 9/10/08 Plan
2007 9/7/07 Plan
2006 10/31/06 Plan
2005 10/6/05 Plan
2004 7/28/04 Plan
2003 8/20/03 Plan
2002 8/2/02 Plan
2001 8/9/01 Plan
2000 8/11/00 Plan