Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton

407 North Sycamore St
Lumberton, Robeson County, North Carolina 28358

Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton is a Public Housing Agency in Lumberton, North Carolina that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of February 24th, 2020, Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton serves Robeson County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton Waiting Lists

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton (HACL) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, download and print the application online here.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to:

Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton
Attn: Housing Choice Voucher
613 King Street
Lumberton, NC 28358

The following documentation is required when submitting the application: Birth certificates, Social Security cards, photo IDs for all adult household members; and marriage certificate (if applicable).

The HACL does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: Involuntary displaced, homeless veteran, working, single elderly, disabled, single elderly, single disabled, homeless families with minor children, rent burdened, HCV termination due to lack of funding. More information about these preferences can be found on Page 4 of the application.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HACL website, or call the office at (910) 671-8200.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 9106718200.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/09/2018.

About Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton

More information about Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton can be found on its website at http://hacl014.com/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton may be available by phone at (910) 671-8200. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/24/2020, it is not known if Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton 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 Lumberton Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton manages 515 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 Ported Out
Vouchers 504 11
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $355 $1,066
Monthly Cost $178,672 $11,724

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

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 10% having issued approximately 44 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 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 17 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $10,813 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 63% were extremely low income (ELI). 29% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 66% 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, 63% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 15% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 19% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% 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. 89% of all households were headed by a female.

86% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 55% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton 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. 96% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

10% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 52% 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 Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton voucher holders in 2016 was $266 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $434. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $174.



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 Lumberton

Tudor Court, Myers Pk., Hilton Height

400 N Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Lumberton, North Carolina

Turner Terrace

3610 Meadow View Rd
Lumberton, North Carolina

Lumbee Homes, Rozier Homes

101 Lee Cir
Lumberton, North Carolina