Graham Housing Authority

109 E Hill Street
Graham, Alamance County, North Carolina 27253

Graham Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Graham, North Carolina that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of November 21st, 2019, Graham Housing Authority has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Alamance County, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Ralph Clayton Homes Elderly or Disabled Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Graham Housing Authority serves Alamance County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Alamance County, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Ralph Clayton Homes Elderly or Disabled Open Until Further Notice

Open Graham Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Alamance County, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Graham Housing Authority (GHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

It is not known how to apply. We have contacted the GHA, and will update this page when more information becomes available.

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 GHA website, or call the office at (336) 229-7041.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (336) 229-7041.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/23/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Graham Housing Authority (GHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

It is not known how to apply. We have contacted the GHA, and will update this page when more information becomes available.

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 GHA website, or call the office at (336) 229-7041.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (336) 229-7041.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/23/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Ralph Clayton Homes Elderly or Disabled Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Graham Housing Authority (GHA) is Ralph Clayton Homes Elderly or Disabled waiting list applications.

Please note: This property offers 1 and 2-Bedroom units.

It is not known how to apply. We have contacted the GHA, and will update this page when more information becomes available.

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 GHA website, or call the office at (336) 229-7041.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 3362297041.

Last Updated on 01/23/2018.

About Graham Housing Authority

More information about Graham Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.grahamhanc.com/.

Representatives of Graham Housing Authority may be available by phone at (336) 229-7041. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

How To Check Your Waiting List Status

You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (336) 227-5527.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/21/2019, it is not known if Graham Housing Authority 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 Graham Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Graham Housing Authority manages 907 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Family Unification Ported Out
Vouchers 859 36 12
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $412 $568 $693
Monthly Cost $354,083 $20,433 $8,321

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Graham 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 22% having issued approximately 45 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 7 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $12,140 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 61% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% 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 71% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 53% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% 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.

48% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 45% of households with children have a female head of household. 85% of all households were headed by a female.

72% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 69% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Graham Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 47% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 56% 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, 51% with 2 bedrooms and 31% with 3 or more bedrooms. 32% 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 Graham Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $306 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $526. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $130.



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 Graham Housing Authority

105 E Hill St

105 E Hill St
Graham, NC