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Housing Authority of Fulton County

4273 Wendell Drive
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia 30336

Housing Authority of Fulton County is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs. As of October 27th, 2020, Housing Authority of Fulton County has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Sterling Place Apartments Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Fulton County serves Fulton County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Sterling Place Apartments Senior Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Fulton County, Georgia Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Public Housing Closed

Open Housing Authority of Fulton County Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Housing Authority of Fulton County Website: https://www.hafc.org/.

Housing Authority of Fulton County Phone: (404) 588-4950.

COVID-19 Update: As of April 7, 2020 the Housing Authority of Fulton County website says:

"We are committed to providing safe & reliable service, while also doing our part to limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Housing Authority of Fulton County, GA (HAFC) has taken precautionary measures during the nationwide COVID-19 outbreak, to both prevent the spread of the illness and protect the safety and health of our employees.

HAFC, collectively, joins public agencies across Fulton County, GA, in having decided to temporarily close the office for a least two weeks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Housing Authority of Fulton County, Georgia, will remain closed until April 30, 2020. We will reevaluate the policy and timeframe as the situation develops. Additionally, we are canceling all scheduled activities and meetings during the office closure.

HAFC is committed to doing what we can to help our customers, our employees, and the community. We continue to monitor the situation and will keep you informed.

Thank you for allowing us to serve you."

Open Until Further Notice: Sterling Place Apartments Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Fulton County (HAFC) waiting list for Senior Project-Based Voucher apartments at Sterling Place Apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted from June 1, 2016 at 12:01 am ET, until a minimum of 500 applicants have been placed on the waiting list.

Sterling Place Apartments are located at 144 Allen Road, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328.

To apply during the opening period, call HAFC at (404) 588-4950 to request an application.

Once the application has been completed, it must be dropped off at HAFC Main Office, located at 4273 Wendell Drive, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30336, between the hours of Monday through Thursday, 9am to 4pm, or Friday, 9am to noon.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HAFC Housing Programs page, or the HAFC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (404) 588-4950.

Last Updated on 10/15/2020.

Other Housing Authority of Fulton County Waiting Lists

Closed: Fulton County, Georgia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Fulton County (HAFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from October 21, 2020 until October 22, 2020. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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 HAFC website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AJC public notice, as of October 14, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Fulton County, Georgia.

Last Updated on 10/22/2020.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Fulton County (HAFC) is not accepting Public Housing waiting list applications at this time.

Last Updated on 07/17/2015.

About Housing Authority of Fulton County

More information about Housing Authority of Fulton County can be found on its website at https://www.hafc.org/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Fulton County may be available by phone at (404) 588-4950. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/27/2020, it is not known if Housing Authority of Fulton County is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Housing Authority of Fulton County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Fulton County manages 768 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Ported Out
Vouchers 563 24 83
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $684 $567 $570
Monthly Cost $385,151 $13,618 $47,339

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Fulton County

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 11% having issued approximately 191 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 15 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3 persons and has a household income of $14,333 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 41% 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, 66% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% 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.

62% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 61% of households with children have a female head of household. 94% of all households were headed by a female.

94% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 93% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Fulton County Housing Choice Voucher program, 12% include at least one person with a disability. 18% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 45% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

16% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 24% with 2 bedrooms and 60% with 3 or more bedrooms. 22% 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 Housing Authority of Fulton County voucher holders in 2016 was $412 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $2,011. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $262.



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 Housing Authority of Fulton County

Sterling Place

144 Allen Rd
Atlanta, Georgia

Arcadia at Parkway Village

5150 Thompson Rd
Fairburn, Georgia
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Legacy at Walton Lakes

4725 Walton Xing SW
Atlanta, Georgia

Woodbridge at Parkway Village

5151 Thompson Rd
Fairburn, Georgia