East Point Housing Authority

3056 Norman Berry Drive, East Point, GA

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

Closed: East Point, Georgia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The East Point Housing Authority (EPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

Last Updated on 12/28/2018.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

The East Point Housing Authority Public Housing waiting list for 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5-Bedroom apartments is closed.

The EPHA last accepted applications for this waiting list for one day on May 24, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: The EPHA public notice stated "We will accept call-in applications for Elderly and Disabled persons only, from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM."

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 the date and time the application was received.

The waiting list closed once until the maximum number of applications was received for each bedroom size. 300 applications were received for the 1 and 2-Bedroom waiting list; 1,000 applications were received for the 3-Bedroom waiting list; and 500 applications were received for the 4 and 5-Bedroom waiting list.

For more information, visit the EPHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the EPHA on May 24, 2022.

Last Updated on 05/24/2022.

About East Point Housing Authority

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program

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

Public Housing Program

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

Family Self-Sufficiency Program

More Information about the EPHA HUD Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program can be found here.

Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program

More Information about the EPHA HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program can be found here.

About the East Point Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, East Point Housing Authority manages 481 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 341 69 24 47
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $690 $773 $654 $539
Monthly Cost $235,322 $53,303 $15,701 $25,349
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 5% having issued approximately 143 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 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 46 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $13,328 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 71% were extremely low income (ELI). 39% 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 50% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 56% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% 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.

51% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 51% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

98% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 97% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the East Point Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 15% 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. 55% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

14% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 50% with 3 or more bedrooms. 33% 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 East Point Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $356 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,148. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $232.

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 East Point Housing Authority

Hillcrest Homes

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Washington - Carver Homes

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Martel Homes

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Nelms House

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