Housing Authority of Savannah

This housing agency serves Chatham County, Georgia.

Waiting List
Closed: Chatham County, Georgia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Various Properties Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Horace Stillwell Towers Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Rose of Sharon, Sustainable Fellwood, and The Veranda Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Chatham County, Georgia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Savannah (HAS) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when the waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the HAS website, or call the office at (912) 235-5800.

Closed: Various Properties Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Savannah (HAS) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at the properties listed below is closed.

The HAS last accepted applications for this waiting list since at least April, 2021, until the earliest confirmed close date of November 9, 2022. There is no notice when this waitlist will reopen.

This opening was for the following properties and programs:

  • Chatham Apartments
  • Duffy Street SRO
  • Family Unification
  • Shelter Plus Care
  • Sustainable Fellwood

To apply during the opening period, contact the HAS.

For more information, visit the HAS website.

Closed: 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in Savannah, Georgia.

The Housing Authority of Savannah (HAS) Public Housing waiting list for 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom apartments is closed.

The HAS last accepted applications for this waiting list from July 25, 2022, until July 26, 2022. 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. No paper applications were available and applicants must have an email address in order to complete the online waiting list application.

Please note: The HAS public notice states, "If by the posted close date/time, an insufficient number of applications for all bedroom sizes has been received, the waitlist opening for Public Housing may be extended until a sufficient number is submitted."

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HAS website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HAS public notice on July 14, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Horace Stillwell Towers Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Senior and Disabled Public Housing rental housing assistance in Savannah, Georgia.

The Housing Authority of Savannah (HAS) is accepting Elderly and Disabled Public Housing waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments at Horace Stillwell Towers from May 23, 2023 at 8:00 am ET, until 200 applications have been received. 

  • Stillwell Towers is located at 5100 Waters Avenue, Savannah, GA and offers one (1) bedroom units to persons 62 years & older and/or persons with disabilities.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HAS website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HAS website on May 12, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Rose of Sharon, Sustainable Fellwood, and The Veranda Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Chatham County, Georgia.

The Housing Authority of Savannah (HAS) is accepting Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for apartments at Rose of Sharon, Sustainable Fellwood, and The Veranda apartments from the earliest confirmed date of February, 2020, until further notice.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HAS website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HAS on November 10, 2022 and updated on November 27, 2023.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of Savannah provides affordable housing for up to 4,080 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

1407 Wheaton Street, Savannah, GA

Visit Website(912) 235-5800

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Housing Authority of Savannah?

Housing Authority of Savannah serves 3,792 low-income households. The agency manages 3,438 Housing Choice Vouchers and 733 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of Savannah?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 71 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Savannah. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 92 percent of Housing Authority of Savannah households.

How many Housing Authority of Savannah residents are employed?

Working adults head 1,403 households and make up 37 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Savannah.

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

There are 3336 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of Savannah housing. Households headed by females are 88% of those served by the Housing Authority of Savannah.

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

Black 3,564
White 152
Hispanic 76

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

There are 985 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of Savannah. Senior households are 26% of households in Housing Authority of Savannah housing.

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

There are 568 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of Savannah housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 15% of households served by the Housing Authority of Savannah.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of Savannah?

The Housing Authority of Savannah is rated as a standard 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 Savannah open new waiting lists?

Housing Authority of Savannah’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on April 13, 2024 and closed on April 13, 2024.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Housing Authority of Savannah

Rose of Sharon

322 E Taylor St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Ashley Midtown

1518 E Park Ave, Savannah, Georgia 31404

Sustainable Fellwood Phase III

40 Eagle St, Savannah, Georgia 31415

The View of Oglethorpe Apartments

280 Randolph St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

River Pointe Apartments

939 Wheaton St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Horace Stillwell Towers

5100 Waters Ave, Savannah, Georgia 31404

Pickens Patterson Terrace

300 Lewis Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31406

Yamacraw Village

555 West Bay St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Herbert Kayton Homes

624 W Gwinnett Ct, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Ashley Midtown II

1110 Graydon St, Savannah, Georgia 31404

Sustainable Fellwood Phase II

70 Eagle St, Savannah, Georgia 31415

Edgar C. Blackshear Homes

122 Pounder St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

Robert Hitch Village and Fred Wessels Homes

230 Wilder Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31401