About Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton

The Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Lumberton, North Carolina.

The Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton serves Lumberton.

Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton (HACL) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disable individuals.

The HACL offers seven Public Housing communities with 729 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, download the application here, then print and complete.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to 613 King St., Lumberton, NC 28358.

Be sure to include these documents with your 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 veterans, working continuously for the past six months, single elderly, disabled, or HCV termination.

More information can be found by visiting the HACL website at http://www.hacl014.com, or by calling 910-671-8200, during normal office hours.

Last Updated on 06/26/2015.


About the Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton manages 453 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 444 9
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $342 $571
Monthly Cost $151,814 $5,140

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.


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400 N Martin Luther King Jr Dr
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Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
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Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
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Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
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