Housing Authority of Alexander City

County
Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Alabama 35010

Housing Authority of Alexander City is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of July 25th, 2021, Housing Authority of Alexander City has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Housing Authority of Alexander City serves Alexander City.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Housing Authority of Alexander City Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority of Alexander City Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Housing Authority of Alexander City Website: http://www.alexcityhousing.org.

Housing Authority of Alexander City Phone: (256) 329-2201.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List

As of July 2017, the Housing Authority of Alexander City (HAAC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

To apply:

1. Visit the HACAC to pick up a pre-application, located at 2110 County Road, Alexander City, Alabama 35010, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

2. Download a pre-application here, then print and complete.

Once the pre-application has been completed, call the HACAC office to make an appointment to turn in the pre-application at 256-329-2201, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm 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, photo IDs for all adult household members, final divorce decree (if applicable), marriage certificate (if applicable), employers name and address, most recent Social Security/SSI award letter (if applicable), child support check stubs (if applicable), unemployment check stubs (if applicable), and veterans benefit letter (if applicable).

Preferences have not been identified.

For more information, visit the HACAC website, or call the office at 256-329-2201.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 2563292201.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/10/2017.

About Housing Authority of Alexander City

More information about Housing Authority of Alexander City can be found on its website at http://www.alexcityhousing.org.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Alexander City may be available by phone at (256) 329-2201. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/25/2021, it is not known if Housing Authority of Alexander City is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Housing Authority of Alexander City Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Alexander City manages 260 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2020:

Standard
Vouchers 260
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $312
Monthly Cost $81,243

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Alexander City

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 22% having issued approximately 12 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 4 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.9 persons and has a household income of $12,296 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 43% were extremely low income (ELI). 27% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 71% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

12% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 41% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 26% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

43% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 40% of households with children have a female head of household. 88% of all households were headed by a female.

53% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 53% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Alexander City Housing Choice Voucher program, 22% include at least one person with a disability. 43% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 31% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

18% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 57% with 2 bedrooms and 25% with 3 or more bedrooms. 40% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Housing Authority of Alexander City voucher holders in 2016 was $310 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $401. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $171.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Housing Authority of Alexander City

Springhill Gunter

774 Celia Cir
Alexander City, Alabama

Laurel Jefferson

654 O St
Alexander City, Alabama