Brunswick Housing Authority

1126 Albany Street
Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia
(912) 265-1334

Brunswick Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Brunswick, Georgia that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, and Public Housing programs. As of December 14th, 2018, Brunswick Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Brunswick Housing Authority serves Glynn County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Glynn County, Georgia Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Brunswick Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

The Brunswick Housing Authority (BHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

There are three ways to apply:

  1. Visit the BHA to pick up an application, located at 1126 Albany St., Brunswick, GA 31520, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm ET, Monday-Thursday.
  2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling (912) 265-1334, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.
  3. Download and print the application online here. Select the "Public Housing Application" link on the left of the page.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. 

For more information, visit the BHA website, or call the office at (912) 265-1334.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (912)265-1334.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/14/2018.

Other Brunswick Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Glynn County, Georgia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Brunswick Housing Authority (BHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is opening soon for one day only, on November 20, 2018, from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm ET, or until 100 applications have been submitted. It will then reopen every third Tuesday of the month until further notice. It was last open for one day each month from September until October, 2018; and before that for one day each month from September until December, 2017, and from October 2015 until May, 2016, and in March, 2015

To apply during the opening period, complete an application at the BHA Central Office, located at 1126 Albany Street, Brunswick, GA 31520, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Victims of domestic violence, involuntarily displaced, living in substandard housing, rent burdened, homeless.

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

For more information, visit the BHA website, or call the office at (912) 265-1334.

Last Updated on 10/16/2018.

About Brunswick Housing Authority

More information about Brunswick Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.brunswickpha.org/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/14/2018, it is not known if Brunswick Housing Authority is aborbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Brunswick Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Brunswick Housing Authority manages 702 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Homeownership Ported Out
Vouchers 667 8 27
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $568 $297 $769
Monthly Cost $379,183 $2,374 $20,767

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Brunswick 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 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.


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