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

Gainesville, Georgia Public Housing: Open Now

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.

Summary

  • What: Gainesville Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Victims of Domestic Violence. Working/Employed. Persons in Job Training or Higher Education. Persons with Disabilities.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 02/08/2017.


Public Housing Operated by Gainesville Housing Authority

854 Davis St
Melrose Homes is a 239 unit low income housing apartment community in Gainesville.
240 Atlanta St
Harrison Square is a 256 unit low income housing apartment community in Gainesville.
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Affordable Apartments near Gainesville Housing Authority

1640 Roper Hill Road
Ridgecrest Apartment Homes is a 134 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 2-3 bedroom apartments for rent in Gainesville.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Project Based Rental Assistance
392 Linwood Dr
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Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
2415 Lighthouse Manor Dr
Lighthouse Manor, Inc is a 74 unit low income housing apartment community in Gainesville.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Project Based Rental Assistance Senior (62+) Accessible Units

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