Brunswick Housing Authority

1126 Albany Street
Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia 31521

Brunswick Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of November 30th, 2021, Brunswick Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Brunswick Housing Authority serves Glynn County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Glynn County, Georgia Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon
Brunswick Housing Authority Public Housing Closed

Open Brunswick 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.

Brunswick Housing Authority Website: http://www.brunswickpha.org/.

Brunswick Housing Authority Phone: (912) 265-1334.

Open Soon: Glynn County, Georgia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

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

The BHA will accept applications for this waiting list for one day on December 10, 2021 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm ET.

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

This waiting list has 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 will be 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 rental assistance in Glynn County, Georgia.

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 11/23/2021.

Other Brunswick Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Brunswick Housing Authority (BHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from February 22, 2021, until an unconfirmed close date in 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the BHA website.

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

Last Updated on 06/22/2021.

About Brunswick Housing Authority

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

Representatives of Brunswick Housing Authority may be available by phone at (912) 265-1334. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/30/2021, it is not known if Brunswick Housing Authority is either absorbing 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 HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Brunswick Housing Authority manages 706 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Ported Out
Vouchers 678 4 24
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $592 $374 $1,006
Monthly Cost $401,172 $1,495 $24,134

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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Brunswick Housing Authority

Brooklyn Homes

46 Abbott Andrews Ter
Brunswick, Georgia

Glynnvilla Apartments

36 Hopkins Homes
Brunswick, Georgia