Marietta Housing Authority

95 Cole Street Northeast, Marietta, GA

There are six waiting lists open now offered by Marietta Housing Authority.

Marietta Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Walton Ridge Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
The Retreat at Dorsey Manor Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
The Legacy at Walton Village Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
The Legacy at Walton Overlook Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Meredith Park Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Branson Walk Senior and Disabled Open Until Further Notice
Cobb County, Georgia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Closed
The Legacy at Walton Ridge Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed
Legacy at Walton Heights Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed
The Legacy at Walton Park Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed
The Tower at Dorsey Manor Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed
Hull Heights Closed

Marietta Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) and Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs in Cobb County.

Go to the Georgia Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Georgia Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: Walton Ridge Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 3-Bedroom apartments at Walton Ridge is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least December, 2020, until further notice.

Please note: According to the MHA, "MHA Subsidy Standards are 2 heartbeats/room, which would require a minimum of 5 people on the pre application for a 3 bedroom unit. Failure to meet this requirement will result in your application being rejected."

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (770) 419-3200.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 03/31/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: The Retreat at Dorsey Manor Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) waiting list for 2-Bedroom, Senior (62+) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at The Retreat at Dorsey Manor is currently open, Applications are being accepted since at least June, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the MHA Senior Housing page, or the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (770) 419-3200.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 03/17/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: The Legacy at Walton Village Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) waiting list for 2-Bedroom, Senior (62+) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at The Legacy at Walton Village is currently open, Applications are being accepted since at least June, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the MHA Senior Housing page, or the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (770) 419-3200.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 03/17/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: The Legacy at Walton Overlook Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) waiting list for 2-Bedroom, Senior (62+) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at The Legacy at Walton Overlook is currently open, Applications are being accepted since at least June, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the MHA Senior Housing page, or the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (770) 419-3200.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 03/17/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Meredith Park Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Marietta Housing Authority Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at Meredith Park Apartments is currently open.

The MHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from June 16, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application that will be available here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA on June 8, 2022.

Service Area

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

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (770) 419-3200.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/17/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Branson Walk Senior and Disabled Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) Senior and Disabled waiting list for apartments at Branson Walk is currently open. Applications are being accepted from August 25, 2021 at 9:00 am ET, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here. Paper applications will not be accepted.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Applicants who currently live and/or work in Cobb County.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA public notice on August 24, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other Senior and Disabled rental assistance in Cobb County, Georgia.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (770) 419-5157.

Last Updated on 04/25/2022.

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

The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for three days in October 2015, and before that in October 2013.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. The application was available online only. No paper pre-applications were available or accepted.

Due to heavy traffic on the first day of the opening, the MHA website was down for about eight hours. Once the website was functioning again, the pre-application could be accessed.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

Applicants will be notified of their waiting list status via email by November 20, 2015.

For more information, visit the MHA website, or call the office at (770) 419-3200.

Last Updated on 04/06/2020.

Closed: The Legacy at Walton Ridge Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Marietta Housing Authority Senior (62+) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments at The Legacy at Walton Ridge is closed.

The MHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from April 7, 2020, until an unconfirmed close date..

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA on March 17, 2022.

Last Updated on 03/24/2022.

Closed: Legacy at Walton Heights Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Marietta Housing Authority Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments at Legacy at Walton Heights Apartments is closed.

The MHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from September 16, 2020, until an unconfirmed close date.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA on March 17, 2022.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 03/31/2022.

Closed: The Legacy at Walton Park Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) Senior Project Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at The Legacy at Walton Park is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA online application, as of July 8, 2020.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 07/08/2020.

Closed: The Tower at Dorsey Manor Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) Senior Project Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at The Tower at Dorsey Manor is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA online application, as of July 8, 2020.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 07/08/2020.

Closed: Hull Heights Waiting List

The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) waiting list for apartments at Hull Heights is currently closed.

The MHA last accepted applications for this waiting list on August 7, 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA on December 6, 2021.

Last Updated on 12/06/2021.

About Marietta Housing Authority

About the Marietta Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Marietta Housing Authority manages 2,537 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 2,166 37 146 59 116
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $761 $548 $645 $766 $608
Monthly Cost $1,647,679 $20,270 $94,129 $45,179 $70,491
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 5% having issued approximately 647 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 12 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $13,844 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 67% were extremely low income (ELI). 37% 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 51% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 60% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% 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.

54% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 53% of households with children have a female head of household. 91% of all households were headed by a female.

92% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 88% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Marietta Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 15% include at least one person with a disability. 23% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 55% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

20% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 45% 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 Marietta Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $375 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $943. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $161.

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 Marietta Housing Authority

Branson Walk

312 Victory Dr SE
Marietta, Georgia

Low Income Housing Managed by Marietta Housing Authority

Walton Ridge

1631 White Circle
Marietta, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Legacy at Walton Heights

178 Roberts Trail
Marietta, Georgia
Income Based
1-2 BR
Affordable