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City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing

300 S Bell Avenue
Albemarle, Stanly County, North Carolina 28001

City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of March 7th, 2021, City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing serves Albemarle.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open City of Albemarle Department of Public 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.

City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing Phone: (704) 984-9580.

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Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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

The City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing (CADPH) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The CADPH offers one Public Housing community with 199 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the CADPH on the first Monday of the month to submit an application in person, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. The CADPH is located at 300 S Bell Avenue,  Albemarle, Stanly County, NC.

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

The CADPH does have a preference for elderly applicants.

More information can be found by visiting the CADPH website, or by calling 704-984-9580, 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 (704)984-9580.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/21/2015.

About City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing

Representatives of City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing may be available by phone at (704) 984-9580. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 03/07/2021, it is not known if City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing manages 231 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:

Standard
Vouchers 231
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $434
Monthly Cost $100,241

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Albemarle Department of Public 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 7% having issued approximately 32 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 43 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 $13,120 per year. 90% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 45% 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 54% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 67% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 12% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

60% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 59% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

74% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 73% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing Housing Choice Voucher program, 20% include at least one person with a disability. 36% 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

6% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 56% with 3 or more bedrooms. 39% 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 City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing voucher holders in 2016 was $381 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $458. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $244.



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 City of Albemarle Department of Public Housing

Amhurst Gardens Elizabeth Heights

301 S Bell Ave
Albemarle, North Carolina