York Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Sumter County, Alabama.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: York Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: York Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: York Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The York Housing Authority (YHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.York, AL is about 70 miles southwest of Tuscaloosa, AL.To apply, visit the YHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 209 E 5th Ave., York, AL 36925, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.Once the pre-application has been completed, you must call the YHA office to make an appointment to return the pre-application at (205) 392-5071, from 9:00 am until 5:00 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, and proof of all income.The YHA 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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 YHA office at (205) 392-5071, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

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

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

To apply, visit the YHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 209 E 5th Ave, York, AL 36925, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, you must call the YHA office to make an appointment to return the pre-application at (205) 392-5071, from 9:00 am until 5:00 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, and proof of all income.

The YHA 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 YHA office at (205) 392-5071.

About The Agency

York Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 190 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

209 East 5th Avenue, York, AL

(205) 392-5071

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 York Housing Authority?

York Housing Authority serves 151 low-income households. The agency manages 104 Housing Choice Vouchers and 86 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 75 percent of households served by York Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of York Housing Authority households.

How many York Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 31 households and make up 21 percent of households served by York Housing Authority.

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

There are 129 female-headed renter households living in York Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 86% of those served by the York Housing Authority.

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

Black 149
Native American 2
White 2

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

There are 30 households headed by seniors served by the York Housing Authority. Senior households are 20% of households in York Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 18 persons with disabilities living in York Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 12% of households served by the York Housing Authority.

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

The York 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 York Housing Authority

Mcdonald Court

112 Campbell St, York, Alabama 36925

payment Subsidized