Thomson Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Thomson, Georgia.

Waiting List
Closed: 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 2-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: 3-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: 4 and 5-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

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

The Thomson Housing Authority (THA) Public Housing waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments is closed.

The THA last accepted applications for this waiting list every Wednesday from October 6, 2021, until November 3, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to print the paper application.

Once the application was completed, it was returned to the THA contactless cashier window.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • An applicant who is a veteran with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work. 
  • Applicant with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work.
  • Displaced person(s): Veterans who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaces by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws who are also veterans.
  • Displaced person(s): Persons who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaced by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws.
  • All other applicants who also hold a veteran status.
  • All other applicants.

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 East Georgia Housing Authority Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the East Georgia Housing Authority Partners Facebook page on September 29, 2021.

Closed: 2-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

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

The Thomson Housing Authority (THA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications for 2-Bedroom apartments from April 27, 2022, until March 1, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to print the paper application.

Once the application was completed, it was returned to the THA office.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • An applicant who is a veteran with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work. 
  • Applicant with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work.
  • Displaced person(s): Veterans who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaces by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws who are also veterans.
  • Displaced person(s): Persons who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaced by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws.
  • All other applicants who also hold a veteran status.
  • All other applicants.

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 East Georgia Housing Authority website.

Sources: This information was verified by the East Georgia Housing Authority Public notice on March 8, 2023.

Closed: 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

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

The Thomson Housing Authority (THA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications every Wednesday for 1-bedroom apartments from August 17, 2022, until March 1, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to print the paper application.

Once the application was completed, it was returned to the THA office.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • An applicant who is a veteran with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work. 
  • Applicant with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work.
  • Displaced person(s): Veterans who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaces by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws who are also veterans.
  • Displaced person(s): Persons who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaced by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws.
  • All other applicants who also hold a veteran status.
  • All other applicants.

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 East Georgia Housing Authority website.

Sources: This information was verified by the East Georgia Housing Authority Public notice on March 8, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: 3-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

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

The Thomson Housing Authority (THA) Public Housing waiting list for 3-Bedroom apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted every Wednesday from May 26, 2021, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the paper application available here. Scroll down to the Packets section, and select the link for the "Pre-Application Packet."

Once the application has been completed, it must be returned to the THA, located at 219 Pecan Ave, Thomson, GA 30824. According to East Georgia Housing Authority Partners, "Due to a rise in local Covid cases, the EGHAP offices will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 until further notice...Applications are only accepted on Wednesdays at each location via contactless cashier window."

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • An applicant who is a veteran with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work. 
  • Applicant with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work.
  • Displaced person(s): Veterans who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaces by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws who are also veterans.
  • Displaced person(s): Persons who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaced by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws.
  • All other applicants who also hold a veteran status.
  • All other applicants.

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 East Georgia Housing Authority website.

Sources: This information was verified by the East Georgia Housing Authority Public notice on May 18, 2021.

Open Until Further Notice: 4 and 5-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

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

The Thomson Housing Authority (THA) Public Housing waiting list for 4 and 5-Bedroom apartments is currently open.

The THA is accepting applications for this waiting list every Wednesday from March 9, 2022 at 8:00 am until 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm ET, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the paper application available here.

Once the application has been completed, it must be returned to the THA, located at 219 Pecan Ave Thomson, GA 30824.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • AV. An applicant who is a veteran with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work.
    • A. Applicant with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working twenty-five (25) hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. For applicants who are currently working, employment shall have been held for at least the past six (6) months. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work.
  • BV. Displaced person(s): Veterans who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaces by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws who are also veterans.
    • B. Displaced person(s): Persons who qualify under VAWA, and individuals or families displaced by government action including persons residing in units declared uninhabitable via local code enforcement action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Laws.
  • CV. All other applicants who also hold a veteran status.
    • C. All other applicants.

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 THA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the THA on February 23, 2022.

About The Agency

Thomson Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 200 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher 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

219 Pecan Avenue, Thomson, GA

Visit Website(706) 595-4878

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How large is the Thomson Housing Authority?

Thomson Housing Authority serves 198 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 198 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 75 percent of households served by Thomson Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Thomson Housing Authority households.

How many Thomson Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 77 households and make up 39 percent of households served by Thomson Housing Authority.

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

There are 190 female-headed renter households living in Thomson Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 96% of those served by the Thomson Housing Authority.

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

Black 180
White 18

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

There are 37 households headed by seniors served by the Thomson Housing Authority. Senior households are 19% of households in Thomson Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 23 persons with disabilities living in Thomson Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 12% of households served by the Thomson Housing Authority.

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

The Thomson Housing Authority 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Thomson Housing Authority

Thomson Housing Authority Scattered-Site Duplexes and Single Family Homes

303 Mendel Ave, Thomson, Georgia 30824

payment Subsidized