Augusta Housing Authority

1435 Walton Way, Augusta, GA

There are three waiting lists open now offered by Augusta Housing Authority.

Augusta Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Freedom’s Path Apartments I and II Veteran Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Hope House Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Conventional Senior Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Richmond County, Georgia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Legacy at Walton Green Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed
Legacy at Walton Oaks Near Elderly Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed
Conventional Public Housing Closed

Augusta Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Richmond County.

Go to the Georgia Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Georgia Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: Freedom’s Path Apartments I and II Veteran Section 8 Project-Based 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Augusta Housing Authority (AHA) waiting list for Veteran Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at Freedom’s Path Apartments I and II is currently open, from February 8, 2018 at 9:00 am ET, until further notice.

Please note: According to the AHA, Freedom's Path Apartments I and II offer "essential supportive services to assist homeless, disabled, and at-risk veterans to move successfully from instability to self-sufficiency." Applicants must be a veteran to apply.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Persons who have not applied for any AHA housing online can complete the online application here.
  2. Persons who have previously applied for any AHA housing online can complete the online application here.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Paying more than 50% of income for rent and utilities (rent burdened), homeless, living in substandard housing, involuntarily displaced because of government or other action.

For more information, visit the AHA website here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (706) 312-3110, or TDD (706) 724-0130.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 02/14/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Hope House Section 8 Project-Based 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.

The Augusta Housing Authority (AHA) waiting list for Limited Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at Hope House is currently open, since at least November, 2018, until further notice.

Please note: According to the AHA, Hope House "serves women 18 years and older who suffer from the disease of substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. Hope House serves three populations of women: homeless single women, pregnant women, and women with children, many who are seeking to regain custody of their children.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Persons who have not applied for any AHA housing online can complete the online application here.
  2. Persons who have previously applied for any AHA housing online can complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the AHA website here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (706) 724-5466.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 02/14/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Conventional Senior 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.

The Augusta Housing Authority (AHA) waiting list for Elderly Conventional Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted from June 22, 2020 at 9:00 am ET, until further notice.

Please note: Qualifications for elderly units requires that all family members be at least 50 years old.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application that is available here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences and bedroom size.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA, as of June 22, 2020.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (706) 312-3113 for assistance or our TDD (706) 724-0130.

Last Updated on 04/01/2022.

Closed: Richmond County, Georgia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Augusta Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from October 19, 2020, until October 20, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Paying more than 50% of family income for rent and utilities.
  • Homeless or living in substandard housing.
  • Involuntarily displaced because of government or other action. 

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA Facebook page, as of October 14, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Richmond County, Georgia.

Last Updated on 04/18/2021.

Closed: Legacy at Walton Green Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Augusta Housing Authority (AHA) waiting list for Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at Legacy at Walton Green is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from May 18, 2020, until an unconfirmed date. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

According to the AHA, "This list is for seniors ages 62 and up."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, read the AHA public notice, or visit the AHA website or the AHA Facebook page.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA, as of May 20, 2020.

Last Updated on 04/01/2022.

Closed: Legacy at Walton Oaks Near Elderly Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Augusta Housing Authority (AHA) Near Elderly Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at Legacy at Walton Oaks is closed.

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from February 22, 2022, until March 31, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the AHA public notice, this waiting list was "for seniors ages 55 and up".

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on February 14, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Richmond County, Georgia.

Last Updated on 03/31/2022.

Closed: Conventional Public Housing Waiting List

The Augusta Housing Authority (AHA) waiting list for Conventional Public Housing apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from September 14, 2020, until September 25, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received], weighed by order of preferences and bedroom size.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA facebook page, as of September 1, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Augusta, Georgia. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 03/17/2022.

About Augusta Housing Authority

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program

More information about the AHA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program can be found here.

Public Housing Program

More Information about the AHA Public Housing Program can be found here.

About the Augusta Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Augusta Housing Authority manages 3,572 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 3,236 19 162 39 116
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $569 $458 $539 $933 $460
Monthly Cost $1,839,988 $8,703 $87,294 $36,399 $53,403
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 11% having issued approximately 328 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 70 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3 persons and has a household income of $12,703 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 43% 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 52% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 73% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 9% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

70% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 69% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

94% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 94% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Augusta Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 12% include at least one person with a disability. 18% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 79% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

13% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 31% with 2 bedrooms and 57% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 Augusta Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $287 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $625. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $197.

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 Augusta Housing Authority

Olmstead Homes

2114 C St
Augusta, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Oak Pointe Apartments

103 E Taylor St
Augusta, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-5 BR

Dogwood Terrace

2023 1st Ave
Augusta, Georgia

Peabody Apartments

1425 Walton Way
Augusta, Georgia

Ervin Towers

1365 Laney Walker Blvd
Augusta, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR

Allen Homes

1102 New Savannah Rd
Augusta, Georgia

Jennings Place

1841 Cooney Cir
Augusta, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-5 BR

M M Scott Apartments

825 Spruce St
Augusta, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-5 BR

Barton Village

3634 London Blvd
Augusta, Georgia
Call For Rent
3-4 BR

Overlook Apartments

2327 Overlook Rd
Augusta, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Hal Powell Apartments

2244 Broad St
Augusta, Georgia

Low Income Housing Managed by Augusta Housing Authority

Legacy at Walton Oaks

602 Fairhope Street
Augusta, Georgia
Income Based
1-2 BR
55+
Rent Assisted

Walton Oaks

602 Fairhope Street
Augusta, Georgia
Income Based
2-3 BR
Rent Assisted