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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:
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.
This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Glynn County, Georgia.
Last Updated on 06/09/2022.
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:
Once the paper application was completed, it was to be:
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.
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Brunswick Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,339 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs..
In addition, Brunswick Housing Authority offers other programs for eligible households, including:
Low-income housing managed by Brunswick Housing Authority is located in Glynn County, GA.
Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.
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:
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$642||$373||$670|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.