Boston Housing Authority

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Open Until Further Notice: Boston Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

Please note: The Boston Housing Authority covers the Town of Brilliant, AL.The Boston 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 90 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms.To apply, visit the BHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 210 Carlee Street, Brilliant, AL 35548, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.Once the pre-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 the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, photo IDs for all adult household members, and bank statements.The BHA does not have a preference. Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.Important note: Applicants will receive a confirmation number when either applying, or being placed on the waiting list, depending on housing authority policy. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.If any of your application information changes from the time you submitted the original pre-application (such as contact information, income, and household members), inform the housing authority immediately. In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Please contact the housing authority to find out its policy on updating pre-application information.For more information, call the BHA office at (205) 465-2490 from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

Boston Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 91 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

210 Carlee Street, Brilliant, AL

(205) 465-2490

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Boston Housing Authority?

Boston Housing Authority serves 87 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 87 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 54 percent of households served by Boston Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 74 percent of Boston Housing Authority households.

How many Boston Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 26 households and make up 30 percent of households served by Boston Housing Authority.

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

There are 61 female-headed renter households living in Boston Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 71% of those served by the Boston Housing Authority.

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

Black 5
White 82

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

There are 31 households headed by seniors served by the Boston Housing Authority. Senior households are 36% of households in Boston Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 15 persons with disabilities living in Boston Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 18% of households served by the Boston Housing Authority.

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

The Boston Housing Authority is rated as a standard 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Boston Housing Authority

Boston Heights

1202 Main St, Brilliant, Alabama 35548

payment Subsidized