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Housing Authority of the City of Greenville

1103 Broad Street
Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina 27834

Housing Authority of the City of Greenville is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, and Shelter Plus Care programs. As of March 2nd, 2021, Housing Authority of the City of Greenville has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Housing Authority of the City of Greenville serves Greenville.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Housing Authority of the City of Greenville Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Greenville, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Housing Authority of the City of Greenville 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.

Housing Authority of the City of Greenville Website: http://www.ghanc.net/.

Housing Authority of the City of Greenville Phone: (252) 329-4004.

COVID-19 Update:

As of February 4, 2021 the HACG website states "effective immediately, we are suspending all in-person meetings. We also are limiting Public access to all HACG offices to emergency situations".

more information is available here.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Greenville (HACG) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least June, 2015, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, visit the HACG, located at 1103 Broad St., Greenville, NC, on Wednesdays only, from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm ET. Please note: The HACG Online Application page has a "Public Housing" button, but selecting that button loads a blank page.

For more information, visit the HACG website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (252) 329-4004.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 02/04/2021.

Other Housing Authority of the City of Greenville Waiting Lists

Closed: Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Greenville (HACG) Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from February 9, 2021 until February 12, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the HACG, "the purpose of the Mainstream Voucher Program is to provide rental assistance for non-elderly (18-61), low-income families with at least one verifiably disabled family member."

To apply during opening soon, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the HACG website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACG on February 4, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Greenville, North Carolina.

Last Updated on 02/12/2021.

Closed: Greenville, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Greenville (HACG) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in March 2016; and before that in August 2014, and in 2010. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Greenville, NC is about 80 miles east of Raleigh, NC.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application here.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Live or work in Greenville, NC, veteran, displaced by HACG action due to HCV program funding, working family. Further explanation of each preference can be found on the pre-application.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time of application submission.

For more information, visit the HACG website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Greenville, North Carolina.

Last Updated on 02/04/2021.

About Housing Authority of the City of Greenville

More information about Housing Authority of the City of Greenville can be found on its website at http://www.ghanc.net/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of the City of Greenville may be available by phone at (252) 329-4004. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 03/02/2021, it is not known if Housing Authority of the City of Greenville 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 Housing Authority of the City of Greenville Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the City of Greenville manages 766 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 Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 665 2 22 22 55
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $381 $125 $322 $1,542 $636
Monthly Cost $253,218 $250 $7,089 $33,926 $34,977

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the City of Greenville

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 15% having issued approximately 50 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 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 27 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $11,260 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 69% were extremely low income (ELI). 34% 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 56% 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, 56% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 19% 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.

52% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 51% of households with children have a female head of household. 87% of all households were headed by a female.

96% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 95% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Greenville Housing Choice Voucher program, 20% include at least one person with a disability. 31% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 70% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

25% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 48% with 2 bedrooms and 28% with 3 or more bedrooms. 13% 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 Housing Authority of the City of Greenville voucher holders in 2016 was $288 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $473. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $183.



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 Housing Authority of the City of Greenville

Hopkins Park

209 W Moore St
Greenville, North Carolina

Moyewood I

506 W Roundtree Dr
Greenville, North Carolina

Kearney Park

704 W 14th St
Greenville, North Carolina