City of Hickory Public Housing Authority
City of Hickory Public Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Hickory, North Carolina that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA), and Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs. As of January 18th, 2020, City of Hickory Public Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Hickory, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List has opened and is accepting applications now. The waiting list is scheduled to close on January 23rd, 2020.
City of Hickory Public Housing Authority serves Hickory.
City of Hickory Public Housing Authority also serves within five miles surrounding the territorial boundaries of the Hickory city limits.
Waiting List Statuses
|Hickory, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher
| Public Housing
Open City of Hickory Public Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Hickory, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The City of Hickory Public Housing Authority (CHPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted on Tuesdays and Thursdays only from December 10, 2019 at 9:00 am, until January 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm ET.
To apply during the opening period, complete an application in person at the CHPHA office, located at 841 South Center Street, Hickory NC 28602; on Tuesdays and Thursdays; from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, and 1:30 pm until 3:30 pm.
This waiting list has the following preferences:
- Elderly/Disabled (2 points)
- Households that contribute to meeting income goals (broad range of incomes) (2 points)
- Households that contribute to meeting income requirements (targeting) (2 points)
- Victims of reprisals or hate crimes (2 points)
- Victims of domestic violence (spousal/child abuse) (1 point)
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 CHPHA website.
Sources: This information was verified by the CHPHA website, as of November 20, 2019.
This waiting list is for rental assistance in Hickory, North Carolina.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (828) 328-5373.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 12/10/2019.
Other City of Hickory Public Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Public Housing Waiting List
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us
Last Updated on 11/27/2019.
About City of Hickory Public Housing Authority
More information about City of Hickory Public Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://hickoryhousing.org/.
Representatives of City of Hickory Public Housing Authority may be available by phone at (828) 328-5373. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the City of Hickory Public Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, City of Hickory Public Housing Authority manages 367 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:
||Standard ||Homeownership ||Family Unification ||Ported Out ||VASH |
||306 ||6 ||31 ||9 ||15 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$408 ||$463 ||$452 ||$657 ||$379 |
||$124,817 ||$2,779 ||$14,022 ||$5,916 ||$5,692 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Hickory Public Housing Authority
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 18% having issued approximately 23 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 18 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $12,512 per year. 88% of households were very low income (VLI) and 55% were extremely low income (ELI). 32% 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 62% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 51% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 27% 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.
47% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 45% of households with children have a female head of household. 89% of all households were headed by a female.
60% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 53% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the City of Hickory Public Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 20% include at least one person with a disability. 29% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 64% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
18% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 46% with 2 bedrooms and 36% 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 City of Hickory Public Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $314 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $500. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $162.
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 Operated by City of Hickory Public Housing Authority
198 3rd Ave SE
2830 12th Ave SE