Caswell County Section 8 Housing
Caswell County Section 8 Housing is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of March 8th, 2021, Caswell County Section 8 Housing has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
Caswell County Section 8 Housing serves Caswell County.
Open Caswell County Section 8 Housing Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.
Caswell County Section 8 Housing Website: https://www.caswellcountync.gov/pview.aspx?id=8973&catid=0.
Caswell County Section 8 Housing Phone: (336) 694-9318.
Open Until Further Notice:
Caswell County, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Caswell County Section 8 Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted from December 1, 2020, until further notice.
There are two ways to apply during the opening period:
- Complete the online application here.
- Pick up an application from the Caswell County Section 8 Housing Lobby Black Box, located at 205 E. Church Street Yanceyville, NC 27379.
Once the application has been completed, it must be either:
- Dropped off in person at the Caswell County Section 8 Housing drop box, located at 205 E. Church Street Yanceyville, NC 27379.
- Mailed to Caswell County Section (8) Housing, P.O. Box 577, Yanceyville, NC 27379.
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 Caswell County Section 8 Housing website.
Sources: This information was verified by a representative ofCaswell County Section 8 Housing on December 15, 2020.
This waiting list is for rental assistance in Caswell County, North Carolina.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (336) 694-9318.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 02/26/2021.
About Caswell County Section 8 Housing
More information about Caswell County Section 8 Housing can be found on its website at https://www.caswellcountync.gov/pview.aspx?id=8973&catid=0.
Representatives of Caswell County Section 8 Housing may be available by phone at (336) 694-9318. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Caswell County Section 8 Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Caswell County Section 8 Housing manages 248 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Caswell County Section 8 Housing
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 29% having issued approximately 9 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 8 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $10,028 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 73% were extremely low income (ELI). 30% 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 69% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 60% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% 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.
56% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 55% of households with children have a female head of household. 88% of all households were headed by a female.
75% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 74% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Caswell County Section 8 Housing 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. 88% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
11% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 51% with 2 bedrooms and 39% 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 Caswell County Section 8 Housing voucher holders in 2016 was $241 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $394. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $114.
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.