Auburn Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Auburn, La Fayette, Roanoke, Alabama.

Waiting List
Closed: Chambers and Lee County, Alabama Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Auburn Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Auburn, Studio, 1 and 2-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Roanoke Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Auburn, 3, 4, 5 and 6-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Lafayette, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Auburn Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Chambers and Lee County, Alabama Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Chambers and Lee County, Alabama.

The Auburn Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from May 24, 2022, until an unconfirmed close date in 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Any family that has been terminated from its HCV program due to insufficient program funding. (15 points)
  • Residency preference to families who live, work or have been hired to work within the PHA’s jurisdiction. (10 points)
  • Working family preference. (4 points)
    • A working family is a family in which the head, spouse, cohead, or sole member is employed at least 30 hours per week. As required by HUD, families where thehead and spouse, or sole member is a person age 62 or older, or is a person with disabilities, will also be given the benefit of the working preference [24 CFR982.207(b)(2)].
  • Families who qualify for protections under VAWA. The PHA will extend this preference to five (5) families per fiscal year. (30 points)
    • The family must be referred to the PHA by a credible agency that assists domestic violence victims.
    • The applicant must certify that the abuser will not reside with the applicant unless the PHA gives prior written approval.
    • The PHA will first assist families that have been terminated from the HCV program due to insufficient funding and then assist families that qualify for the VAWA preference.
    • The PHA will verify this status as reflected under VAWA verification requirements in Chapter 16.
  • Families who are homeless. (30 points)
    • The family must be referred to the PHA by a credible agency that assist homeless person (s). 

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA on May 18, 2022, and updated on June 6, 2022.

Closed: Auburn Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Auburn, Alabama.

The Auburn Housing Authority waiting list for Section 8 Tenant-Based Voucher apartments is closed.

AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of October 21, 2022 , until further notice. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Live in Auburn/Lafayette-Residency Preference
  • Working family preference (Working 30 hours or more or the head and spouse, or sole member is age 62 or older, is a person with disabilities
  • Homeless Person(s)
  • Head, Cohead, or spouse work or have been hired to work in Auburn/Lafayette area

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA on October 24, 2022.

Closed: Auburn, Studio, 1 and 2-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Auburn, Alabama.

The Auburn Housing Authority waiting list for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for Studio, 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments is closed.

AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of October 21, 2022 , until further notice. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Live in Auburn/Lafayette-Residency Preference
  • Working family preference (Working 30 hours or more or the head and spouse, or sole member is age 62 or older, is a person with disabilities
  • Homeless Person(s)
  • Head, Cohead, or spouse work or have been hired to work in Auburn/Lafayette area

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA on October 24, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Roanoke Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Roanoke, Alabama.

The Roanoke Housing Authority waiting list for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments is currently open.

Please note: The Roanoke Housing Authority is managed by the Auburn Housing Authority.

The RHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of May 18, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA on May 18, 2022

Open Until Further Notice: Auburn, 3, 4, 5 and 6-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Auburn, Alabama.

The Auburn Housing Authority waiting list for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 3, 4, 5 and 6-Bedroom apartments is currently open.

AHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of October 21, 2022 , until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live in Auburn/Lafayette-Residency Preference
  • Working family preference (Working 30 hours or more or the head and spouse, or sole member is age 62 or older, is a person with disabilities
  • Homeless Person(s)
  • Head, Cohead, or spouse work or have been hired to work in Auburn/Lafayette area

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA on October 24, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Lafayette, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Lafayette, Alabama.

The Lafayette Housing Authority (LHA) is accepting Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 1,2, 3, 4, and 5-Bedroom apartments from the earliest confirmed date of September 20, 2023, until further notice.

Please note: The Lafayette Housing Authority is managed by the Auburn Housing Authority.

To apply while the waiting list is open, complete the online application.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Work in Auburn or Lafayette
  • Live in Auburn or Lafayette
  • Currently homeless
  • Currently residing in a Domestic Violence Shelter
  • Receive SSI, Social Security, or Disability
  • Currently a Project-Based Voucher participant applying for Choice Mobility
  • TBV Terminated Insufficient Funding

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on September 20, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Auburn Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Auburn, Alabama .

The Auburn Housing Authority (AHA) is accepting Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from May 15, 2023 at 8:00 am CT, until 100 applications are received.

Please note: According to the AHA public notice, "Mainstream Vouchers are for households with a non-elderly disabled person. This is defined as any family that includes a person with a disability who is at least 18 years old and not yet 62 years old."

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA notice on April 5, 2023.

About The Agency

Auburn Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 704 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

Monday 7:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am-5:00pm
Thursday 7:30am-5:00pm

931 Booker Street, Auburn, AL

Visit Website(334) 821-2262

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Auburn Housing Authority?

Auburn Housing Authority serves 589 low-income households. The agency manages 737 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Auburn Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 74 percent of households served by Auburn Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 94 percent of Auburn Housing Authority households.

How many Auburn Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 235 households and make up 40 percent of households served by Auburn Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Auburn Housing Authority?

There are 541 female-headed renter households living in Auburn Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 92% of those served by the Auburn Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Auburn Housing Authority renters?

Black 548
White 24
Hispanic 12

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Auburn Housing Authority?

There are 76 households headed by seniors served by the Auburn Housing Authority. Senior households are 13% of households in Auburn Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Auburn Housing Authority housing?

There are 58 persons with disabilities living in Auburn Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 10% of households served by the Auburn Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Auburn Housing Authority?

The Auburn Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Auburn Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Auburn Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on June 19, 2024 and closed on October 21, 2022.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Auburn Housing Authority

Shepherd's Cove

1330 Shug Jordan Pkwy, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 2-3

Sparkman

1350 Commerce Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 2-4

East Park

900 Old Mill Rd, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 1-4

Timber Trail

1372 Commerce Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 2-3

Ridgecrest

945 North Donahue, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 1-5

Porter

415 White Street, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed Studio-2

Moton Apartments

700 Martin Luther King Dr., Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 1-3

Drake

530 Foster St, Auburn, Alabama 36832

bed 1-4

Rose Garden Apartments

846 Lunsford Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36830

bed 1