Housing Authority of the City of Americus

This housing agency serves Sumter County, Georgia.

Waiting List
Closed: Housing Authority of the City of Americus Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: East Oaks Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Northside Apartments, Eastside Apartments and Scattered Sites, 1-5-Bedroom, Multi-Family PBRA RAD Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: The Verandah Apartments, Elderly 55+ Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Housing Authority of the City of Americus Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Americus (HACA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in April 2014. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.


For more information, visit the HACA website, or call the office at (229) 924-3386.

Open Until Further Notice: East Oaks Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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

The Housing Authority of the City of Americus (HAA) is accepting Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for East Oaks Apartments from September 6, 2023, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • East Oaks Apartments, located at 252 Lonnie Ln, Americus, GA 31709.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences: 

  • Residency (live or work in Sumter county)
  • Terminated as a tenant of HAA due to insufficient funding from HUD
  • Involuntarily displaced (natural disaster, Federal displacement etc)
  • Veteran or widow/widower of Veteran with Honorable discharge
  • Working/Elderly/Disabled Families (Working families must have 1 adult member working 20 hrs or more a week to qualify)
  • VAWA Victim (Domestic Violence Victim)
  • 50% Overburdened Family (Working/Elderly/Disabled family that pays over 50% of income for Rent & Utilities)

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HAA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HAA application page on September 9, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Northside Apartments, Eastside Apartments and Scattered Sites, 1-5-Bedroom, Multi-Family PBRA RAD Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Americus, Andersonville, Plains and Leslie, Georgia.

The Housing Authority of Americus (HAA) is accepting Multi-Family Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance Demonstration waiting list applications for 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom apartments at Northside Apartments, Eastside Apartments and Scattered Sites from September 9, 2023, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following properties:

  • Northside Apartments, located at 86 Barbara Battle Way, Americus, Georgia.
  • Eastside Apartments, located at 101 Hanson Dr, Americus, Georgia.
  • Scattered Sites, located in Andersonville, Plains and Leslie, Georgia.

To apply while the waitlist is open, pick up a paper application at the HAA office, located at 825 Mayo St. Americus, GA 31709.

It is not yet known how to submit the paper application after it is completed.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HAA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HAA application page on September 7, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: The Verandah Apartments, Elderly 55+ Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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

The Housing Authority of the City of Americus (HAA) is accepting Section 8 Senior Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for The Verandah Apartments from September 6, 2023, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • The Verandah Apartments, located at 817 Mayo St, Americus, GA 31709.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences: 

  • Residency (live or work in Sumter county)
  • Terminated as a tenant of HAA due to insufficient funding from HUD
  • Involuntarily displaced (natural disaster, Federal displacement etc)
  • Veteran or widow/widower of Veteran with Honorable discharge
  • Working/Elderly/Disabled Families (Working families must have 1 adult member working 20 hrs or more a week to qualify)
  • VAWA Victim (Domestic Violence Victim)
  • 50% Overburdened Family (Working/Elderly/Disabled family that pays over 50% of income for Rent & Utilities)

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HAA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HAA application page on September 9, 2023.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of the City of Americus provides affordable housing for up to 1,196 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 7:30am-5:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am-5:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am-5:30pm
Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm

825 Mayo Street, Americus, GA

Visit Website(229) 924-3386

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 the City of Americus?

Housing Authority of the City of Americus serves 656 low-income households. The agency manages 721 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of the City of Americus?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 70 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the City of Americus. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 92 percent of Housing Authority of the City of Americus households.

How many Housing Authority of the City of Americus residents are employed?

Working adults head 223 households and make up 34 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the City of Americus.

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

There are 603 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of the City of Americus housing. Households headed by females are 92% of those served by the Housing Authority of the City of Americus.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing Authority of the City of Americus renters?

Black 630
White 20

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing Authority of the City of Americus?

There are 98 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of the City of Americus. Senior households are 15% of households in Housing Authority of the City of Americus housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing Authority of the City of Americus housing?

There are 59 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of the City of Americus housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 9% of households served by the Housing Authority of the City of Americus.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of the City of Americus?

The Housing Authority of the City of Americus 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 the City of Americus open new waiting lists?

Housing Authority of the City of Americus’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on July 16, 2024 and closed on July 16, 2024.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Housing Authority of the City of Americus

The Verandah Apartments

817 Mayo St, Americus, Georgia 31709

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

East Oaks Apartments

251 Lonnie Ln, Americus, Georgia 31709

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Andersonville

404 W Ellaville St, Andersonville, Georgia 31711

Leslie

121 E Wilson St, Leslie, Georgia 31764

Eastside Americus

101 Hanson Dr, Americus, Georgia 31709

payment Subsidized

Northside Americus

86 Barbara Battle Way, Americus, Georgia 31719

Plains

212 Thomas St, Plains, Georgia 31780