Jacksonville Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Jacksonville, Alabama.

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

To apply, visit the JHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 895 Gardner Dr SE # 100, Jacksonville, AL 36265, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am and from 1:30 am until 3:00 pm, and on Fridays from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am and from 1:30 am until 3:00 pm, and on Fridays from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. There must be a week in between when you picked up the pre-application to when you drop it off.

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, and proof of all income.

The JHA does have a preference point system and the office staff will go over that with you when you apply.

For more information, call the JHA office at (256) 435-2485.

About The Agency

Jacksonville Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 389 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

895 Gardner Drive Southeast, Jacksonville, AL

(256) 435-2485

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 Jacksonville Housing Authority?

Jacksonville Housing Authority serves 376 low-income households. The agency manages 219 Housing Choice Vouchers and 175 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 57 percent of households served by Jacksonville Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Jacksonville Housing Authority households.

How many Jacksonville Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 94 households and make up 25 percent of households served by Jacksonville Housing Authority.

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

There are 327 female-headed renter households living in Jacksonville Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 87% of those served by the Jacksonville Housing Authority.

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

Black 158
Asian-Pacific Islander 4
White 211
Hispanic 4

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

There are 157 households headed by seniors served by the Jacksonville Housing Authority. Senior households are 42% of households in Jacksonville Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 60 persons with disabilities living in Jacksonville Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 16% of households served by the Jacksonville Housing Authority.

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

The Jacksonville 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Jacksonville Housing Authority

Roebuck Manor

895 Gardner Dr SE, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible