Brunswick Housing Authority

1126 Albany Street, Brunswick, GA

There are no open waiting lists offered by Brunswick Housing Authority. Go to the Georgia Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Georgia Public Housing Waiting Lists page for nearby housing applications.

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

The Brunswick Housing Authority (BHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The BHA last accepted applications for this waiting list for one day on December 10, 2021. 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:

  • The PHA will offer a preference to any family that has been terminated from its HCV program due to insufficient program funding.
  • The PHA will offer a preference to families that include victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking who have either been referred by a partnering service agency or consortia or is seeking an emergency transfer under VAWA from the PHA’s public housing program or other covered housing program operated by the PHA. The applicant must certify that the abuser will not reside with the applicant unless the PHA gives prior written approval.

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

For more information, visit the BHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BHA on November 22, 2021.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 06/09/2022.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

The Brunswick Housing Authority (BHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is closed.

The BHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from February 22, 2021, until further notice.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Print the paper application.

Once the paper application was completed, it was to be:

  • Hand delivered to the Brunswick Housing Authority Central Office.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how selected applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the BHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by a BHA representative on August 10, 2022.

Last Updated on 08/18/2022.

About Brunswick Housing Authority

Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program

Call  (912) 265-1334, Ext. 121 or 141 for more information.

About the Brunswick Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Brunswick Housing Authority manages 678 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 Ported Out
Vouchers 661 4 13
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $642 $373 $670
Monthly Cost $424,567 $1,491 $8,713
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 20% having issued approximately 35 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 16 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.8 persons and has a household income of $13,113 per year. 89% of households were very low income (VLI) and 59% were extremely low income (ELI). 48% 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 44% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

7% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 67% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 11% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% 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. 68% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

89% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 87% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Brunswick Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 24% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 85% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

7% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 28% with 2 bedrooms and 65% with 3 or more bedrooms. 28% 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 Brunswick Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $315 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $617. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $186.

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 Brunswick Housing Authority

Brooklyn Homes

46 Abbott Andrews Ter
Brunswick, Georgia

Glynnvilla Apartments

36 Hopkins Homes
Brunswick, Georgia

Mcintyre Court

55 McIntyre Ct
Brunswick, Georgia

Hopkins Homes

15 US-341
Brunswick, Georgia
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Mercer Altama Apartments

6 Richard Gould Ave
Brunswick, Georgia

Abbott Andrews

5 Abbott Andrews Terrace
Brunswick, Georgia