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Lincolnton Housing Authority

806 McBee Street
Lincolnton, Lincoln County, North Carolina 28092

Lincolnton Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of March 2nd, 2021, Lincolnton Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Lincolnton Housing Authority serves Lincoln County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Lincolnton Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Lincolnton Housing Authority 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.

Lincolnton Housing Authority Phone: (704) 735-2221.

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Lincolnton Housing Authority (LHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The LHA offers one Public Housing community with 248 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply: Visit the LHA on Tuesdays to apply in person, between the hours of 9:00 am until 11:30 am, and 1:30 pm until 4:00 pm.

Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

For more information, the LHA can be reached by calling (704) 735-2221, during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 7047352221.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/26/2015.

About Lincolnton Housing Authority

Representatives of Lincolnton Housing Authority may be available by phone at (704) 735-2221. 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 Lincolnton 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 Lincolnton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Lincolnton Housing Authority manages 269 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
Vouchers 269
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $447
Monthly Cost $120,335

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Lincolnton 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 10% having issued approximately 25 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 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 12 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $11,744 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 72% were extremely low income (ELI). 27% 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 72% 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, 45% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 29% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

41% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 40% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

51% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 47% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Lincolnton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 40% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 67% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

11% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 62% with 2 bedrooms and 27% with 3 or more bedrooms. 40% 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 Lincolnton Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $282 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $494. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $149.



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 Lincolnton Housing Authority

1032 Catawba St

1032 Catawba St
Lincolnton, North Carolina