The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus

914 4th Street South
Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi 39701

The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus is a housing authority that participates in the Public Housing program. As of December 8th, 2021, The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus serves Columbus.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus Website: http://www.chauthority.org.

The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus Phone: (662) 328-4236.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus (HACC) will be accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals every second Wednesday, starting on August 12, 2015 until further notice.

The HACC offers two Public Housing communities with 479 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the HACC to submit an application in person every second Wednesday of the month starting on August 12, 2015, between the hours of 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.

Be sure to include these documents with you when applying: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The HACC does have a preference for elderly, disabled, and working families.

For more information, the HACC can be reached at (662) 328-4236 during normal office hours.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (662)328-4236.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/12/2015.

About The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus

More information about The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus can be found on its website at http://www.chauthority.org.

Representatives of The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus may be available by phone at (662) 328-4236. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus

William Roberts Terrace

247 William Roberts Rd
Columbus, Mississippi

T.V. James

MLK Drive and 14th Ave
Columbus, Mississippi

Shields Sims

1515 4th Street South
Columbus, Mississippi

William Washington

Sand Field
Columbus, Mississippi