Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer

This housing agency serves Bessemer, Alabama.

Waiting List
Closed: Thompson Manor, 62+ Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Davis Heights / Asbury Howard Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: J.I Cobb/ Hillside Homes Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Jess Lanier Manor Apartments, 55+ Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Thompson Manor, 62+ Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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

The Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer (HACB) is accepting Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for Thompson Manor Apartments from an unknown open date, until the earliest confirmed close date of October 19, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

This waiting list was for the following property:

  • Thompson Manor is located in Bessemer, AL. 

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HACB website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACB website on October 20, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Davis Heights / Asbury Howard Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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

The Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer (HACB) is accepting Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for Davis Heights / Asbury Howard Apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of October 20, 2023, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • Davis Heights/ Asbury Howard is located at 2223 Fairfax Ave, Bessemer, AL. Offering 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom units.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HACB website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACB website on October 20, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: J.I Cobb/ Hillside Homes Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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

The Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer (HACB) is accepting Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for J.I Cobb / Hillside Homes Apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of October 20, 2023, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • J. I Cobb/Hillside Homes is located in 3394 Clarendon Ave, Bessemer, AL.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HACB website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACB website on October 20, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer (HACB) is accepting Public Housing waiting list applications from the earliest confirmed open date of July 1, 2017, until further notice.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HACB website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACB website on October 20, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Jess Lanier Manor Apartments, 55+ Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Bessemer, Alabama.

The Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer (HACB) is accepting Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for Jess Lanier Manor Apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of October 20, 2023, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • Jess Lanier Manor is located at 1500 Exeter Ave, Bessemer, AL. Offering units for Seniors 55+ and Disabled.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HACB website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACB website on October 20, 2023.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer provides affordable housing for up to 1,268 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

1515 Fairfax Avenue, Bessemer, AL

(205) 481-4420

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer?

Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer serves 1,222 low-income households. The agency manages 565 Housing Choice Vouchers and 686 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 79 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer households.

How many Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer residents are employed?

Working adults head 317 households and make up 26 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer?

There are 1002 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer housing. Households headed by females are 82% of those served by the Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer renters?

Black 1,173
White 37
Hispanic 12

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer?

There are 293 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer. Senior households are 24% of households in Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer housing?

There are 232 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 19% of households served by the Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer?

The Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer 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 Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer

Thompson Manor

1520 Exeter Ave, Bessemer, Alabama 35020

payment Subsidized

Jess Lanier Manor

1500 Exeter Ave, Bessemer, Alabama 35020

payment Subsidized

Davis Heights and Asbury Howard Apartments

2223 Fairfax Ave, Bessemer, Alabama 35020

Davis Heights Asbury Howard MERGE

2223 Fairfax Ave, Bessemer, Alabama 35020

COBB HILLSIDE HOMES

3394 CLARENDON AVE SOUTH, Bessemer, Alabama 35020

bed 2-4
payment $986-1425/mo.
payment Subsidized

Braswell Homes

3519 5th Ave N, Bessemer, Alabama 35020

payment Subsidized

Southside Homes

2301 Carolina Ter, Bessemer, Alabama 35020

payment Subsidized

Kate Waller Homes

720 12th St N, Bessemer, Alabama 35020

payment Subsidized

Sunset Homes

3331 10th Ave N, Bessemer, Alabama 35020