Bladenboro Housing Authority

706 Chestnut Street, Bladenboro, NC

There are two waiting lists open now offered by Bladenboro Housing Authority.

Bladenboro Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Bladen County, North Carolina Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Bladenboro Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Bladenboro Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Bladen County.

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

Open Until Further Notice: Bladen County, North Carolina Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Bladenboro Housing Authority (BHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open.

The BHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from November 21, 2022 until 300 applications have been received.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application 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 BHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BHA public notice on November 16, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Bladen County, North Carolina.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (910) 863-4919.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/21/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

The Bladen and Bladenboro Housing Authorities Public Housing waiting list for 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments is currently open

The Bladen and Bladenboro Housing Authorities is accepting applications for this waiting list from September 8, 2022, until further notice.

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

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the Bladen and Bladenboro Housing Authorities website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Bladen and Bladenboro Housing Authorities public notice on September 7, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Bladen County, North Carolina. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (910) 863-4919.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/14/2022.

About Bladenboro Housing Authority

About the Bladenboro Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Bladenboro Housing Authority manages 184 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 155 29
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $377 $756
Monthly Cost $58,456 $21,911
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 16% having issued approximately 11 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 48 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $10,267 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 73% were extremely low income (ELI). 31% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 64% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

8% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 69% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 7% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

69% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 66% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

82% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 80% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Bladenboro Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 30% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 38% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

12% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 25% with 2 bedrooms and 63% with 3 or more bedrooms. 30% 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 Bladenboro Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $240 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $446. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $156.

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 Bladenboro Housing Authority

Spinners Court

706 Chestnut St
Bladenboro, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Oakdale Homes

10898 S College St
Clarkton, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-5 BR

Benjamin Manor

510 Mercer Mill Rd
Elizabethtown, North Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Twisted Hickory Homes

390 Twisted Hickory Road
Elizabethtown, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Low Income Housing Managed by Bladenboro Housing Authority

Harmony Homes

419 Elizabeth Rd
Bladenboro, North Carolina