Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia

This housing agency serves Harris County, Buena Vista, Columbus, Ellaville, West Point, Georgia.

Waiting List
Closed: Columbus, Georgia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Project-Based Rental Assistance Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: The Banks at Mill Village, 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Columbus, Georgia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Columbus, Georgia.

The Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia (HACG) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from May 20, 2024, until May 24, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as followed:

  • 1 Persons $24,700 | 5 Persons $38,100
  • 2 Persons $28,200 | 6 Persons $40,900
  • 3 Persons $31,750 | 7 Person $43,750
  • 4 Persons $35,250 | 8 Persons $46,550

This waiting list had the following preferences: 

  • First Priority: Families of federally declared disasters who are eligible for the program.
  • Second Priority: Families who are considered to be displaced if they are required to vacate housing as a result of federal, state, or local government action related to code enforcement, public improvement, or development programs. This includes families who have been Section 8 Project-based Voucher residents at properties converted to Section 8 housing assistance under the Rental Assistance Demonstration (“RAD”) program and who were relocated to Public Housing or Project-based Rental Assistance as a result of improvements being made to those properties.
  • Third Priority: Families who are residing in a qualified census tract that is in a proposed redevelopment area.
  • Fourth Priority: Families who are residing in properties undergoing a Rental Assistance Demonstration conversion who are being displaced as a result of modernization activities and/or those that are at 60% and up to 80% Area Median Income and are considered over income for tax credit properties.
  • Fifth Priority: Families who are currently utilizing a project-based voucher and wish to convert it to a tenant-based voucher under the mobility option. HACG will use the Alternative Mobility option which allows up to 75% of the current year turnover of project-based vouchers to be converted to tenant-based vouchers.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, weighed by order of preferences.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were require to call the HACG.

For more information, visit the HACG website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACG Public Notice on May 3, 2024.

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Columbus, Georgia (HACG) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least May, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period. print the application that is available online. Scroll down to the "Downloads" section, and select the "Application For Affordable Housing" and "Instructions when returning your application(s)" links.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to one of the Public Housing properties on the days and times listed here.

For more information, visit the HACG website.

Open Until Further Notice: Project-Based Rental Assistance Other Project Based Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Columbus, Georgia (HACG) waiting list for Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least May, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the application that is available online. Scroll down to the "Downloads" section, and select the "Section 8 Rental Assistance" and "Instructions when returning your application(s)" links.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to one of the offices listed here.

For more information, visit the HACG website.

Open Until Further Notice: The Banks at Mill Village, 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Columbus, Georgia.

The Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia (HACG) waiting list for 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments for The Banks at Mill Village is currently open.

The HACG is accepting applications for this waiting list from February 1, 2023, until further notice. 

There are three ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Complete an application in person at HACG office, located at 1146 Martin Luther King Blvd, Columbus, GA 31906 , from 8:00 am, until 5:00 pm ET.
  3. Call (706)-571-2873 to complete an application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not yet known how selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the HACG website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACG website on February 10, 2023.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia provides affordable housing for up to 4,137 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

1146 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Columbus, GA

Visit Website(706) 571-2800

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia?

Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia serves 3,296 low-income households. The agency manages 3,914 Housing Choice Vouchers and 361 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 68 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia households.

How many Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia residents are employed?

Working adults head 988 households and make up 30 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia?

There are 2735 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia housing. Households headed by females are 83% of those served by the Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia renters?

Black 3,032
White 198
Hispanic 66

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia?

There are 889 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia. Senior households are 27% of households in Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia housing?

There are 692 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 21% of households served by the Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia?

The Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia open new waiting lists?

Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on May 20, 2024 and closed on May 24, 2024.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Housing Authority of Columbus Georgia

Chase Homes

120 20th Street, Columbus, Georgia 31901

bed 1-4

Patriot Pointe

3725 CHAPMAN WAY, Columbus, Georgia 31903

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Wilson Homes

3400 8th Ave, Columbus, Georgia 31904

bed 1-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Farley Homes

1901 Nina St, Columbus, Georgia 31906

bed 2-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Ashley Station

1040 Ashley Station Blvd, Columbus, Georgia 31904

accessibility Accessible

Columbus Commons

500 5TH AVE, Columbus, Georgia 31901

bed 2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

E.J. Knight Apartments

3811 Baker Plaza Dr, Columbus, Georgia 31903

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Warren Williams Homes

1200 Warren Williams Rd, Columbus, Georgia 31906

bed 1-3
payment Subsidized

Nicholson Terrace

1313 14th St, Columbus, Georgia 31901

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Elizabeth Canty Homes

100 Canty Place, Columbus, Georgia 31903

bed 1-5
payment Subsidized

Willow Glen Apartments

2971 BUENA VISTA RD, Columbus, Georgia 31906

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Arbor Pointe Phase II Apartments

1331 Benning Dr, Columbus, Georgia 31903

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Willow Glen

2971 Buena Vista Road, Columbus, Georgia 31906

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Newton Baker Village Gr

3610 Youmans St, Columbus, Georgia 31903

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

B T Washington Apartments

445 5th Ave, Columbus, Georgia 31901