Lineville Housing Authority

385 Evans Avenue
Lineville, Clay County, Alabama 36266

Lineville Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of July 25th, 2021, Lineville Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Lineville Housing Authority serves Lineville.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Lineville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Lineville Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Lineville Housing Authority 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.

Lineville Housing Authority Phone: (256) 396-5421.

Open Until Further Notice: Lineville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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


The Lineville Housing Authority (LHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

Lineville, AL is about 80 miles southeast of Birmingham, AL.

To apply, visit the LHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 385 Evans Ave., Lineville, AL 36266, 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 CT, 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, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The LHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

The current wait time for a Voucher is approximately 2 to 3 years.

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 LHA office at (256) 396-5421 from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (256)396-5421.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/06/2018.

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 Lineville Housing Authority (LHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

To apply, visit the LHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 385 Evans Ave, Lineville, AL 36266, 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, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The LHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, call the LHA office at (256) 396-5421.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (256)396-5421.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/07/2017.

About Lineville Housing Authority

Representatives of Lineville Housing Authority may be available by phone at (256) 396-5421. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of July 25th, 2021, it is not known if Lineville Housing Authority is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 07/06/2018, Lineville Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Lineville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Lineville Housing Authority manages 42 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 42
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $261
Monthly Cost $10,961

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Lineville Housing Authority

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 23% having issued approximately 2 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 15 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $15,084 per year. 79% of households were very low income (VLI) and 30% were extremely low income (ELI). 45% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 55% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

-1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 55% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 23% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

46% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 47% of households with children have a female head of household. 89% of all households were headed by a female.

66% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 62% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Lineville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 42% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 36% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

19% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 40% with 3 or more bedrooms. 32% 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 Lineville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $349 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $303. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $166.



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 Lineville Housing Authority

Tallapoosa and Randolph

643 Randolph Ave
Wadley, Alabama

Blakes Ferry

424 Evans Ave
Lineville, Alabama