About Gainesville Housing Authority

The Gainesville Housing Authority is a Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Gainesville, Georgia.

The Gainesville Housing Authority serves Gainesville.

Gainesville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Gainesville Housing Authority (GHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for scattered site locations, beginning on February 8, 2017.

Please note: There is not open time or close date and time provided in the public notice. We have contacted the GHA, and will update this page when more information becomes available. 

The GHA offers three Public Housing communities with 495 units for families and senior/disabled households.

There are three ways to apply

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Download and print the application online. The application is available in English and Spanish.
  3. Call (770) 536-1294 to request an application be mailed to you.

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be:

  1. Mailed to P.O. Box 653 Gainesville, GA 30503.
  2. Faxed to (770)536-5150.

If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, they can use a friend or family member's computer/device, one at a local library, or one at the GHA computer lab. The computer lab will be open on February 8-9, 2017, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm ET.

The following documentation is required: Mailing address and phone number of the applicant; Social Security Number, name, date of birth, income, and assets of all members of the household.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Working families that are employed at least 35 hours a week for the last nine months, working family that is employed at least 15 hours a week for the last nine months, elderly, disabled, enrolled in a secondary educational program full time, head of household or married spouse that is actively participating in a family treatment court including Drug/DUI, juvenile recovery program, and mental health services, victim domestic violence.

For more information, visit the GHA website, or call the office at (912) 529-4596 during normal office hours.

Last Updated on 02/08/2017.


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