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New Reidsville Housing Authority

924 Third Avenue
Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina 27320

New Reidsville 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, New Reidsville Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

New Reidsville Housing Authority serves Reidsville.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
New Reidsville Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
New Reidsville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open New Reidsville 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.

New Reidsville Housing Authority Website:

New Reidsville Housing Authority Phone: (336) 589-6510.

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Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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

The NRHA offers two Pubic Housing communities with 99 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit the NRHA in person, located at 924 Third Avenue, Reidsville, NC 27320, during normal office hours.
2. Apply on online here. Be sure to print and complete the needed forms that are on the first page of the online application.

Once the online application has been submitted, you must return the completed forms, birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members, to the address listed above.

The NRHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: live and/or work in Rockingham County, elderly, disabled, employed, full time student, displaced by government action, displaced by natural disaster, or homeless.

More information can be found by visiting the NRHA website at, or by calling 336-589-6510 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 (336)589-6510.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/26/2015.

Other New Reidsville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: New Reidsville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The New Reidsville Housing Authority (NRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open from December 2015 until March 2016, and before that in 2010.


Reidsville, NC is about 80 miles northwest of Raleigh, NC.


Please note: This waiting list has preferences. This means that applicants who qualify for these preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of these preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.


To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to visit the NRHA office to complete a pre-application.


The NRHA identified preferences, and they can be found on the pre-application.


Aapplicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time of pre-application submission.


Important note: Applicants will receive a confirmation number when either applying, or being placed on the waiting list, depending on housing authority policy. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.


If any of your application information changes from the time you submitted the original pre-application (such as contact information, income, and household members), inform the housing authority immediately. In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Please contact the housing authority to find out its policy on updating pre-application information.


For more information, visit the NRHA website, or call the office at (336) 589-6510.

Last Updated on 06/15/2017.

About New Reidsville Housing Authority

More information about New Reidsville Housing Authority can be found on its website at

Representatives of New Reidsville Housing Authority may be available by phone at (336) 589-6510. 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 New Reidsville 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 New Reidsville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, New Reidsville Housing Authority manages 171 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:

Vouchers 171
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $369
Monthly Cost $63,075

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for New Reidsville 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 5% having issued approximately 33 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 21 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 $10,707 per year. 99% of households were very low income (VLI) and 63% were extremely low income (ELI). 28% 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 63% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 49% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% 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.

40% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 38% of households with children have a female head of household. 91% of all households were headed by a female.

78% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 77% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the New Reidsville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 32% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 92% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

27% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 31% with 3 or more bedrooms. 15% 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 New Reidsville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $306 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $415. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $185.

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 New Reidsville Housing Authority

Womack Court Apartments

906 Lesley Pl
Reidsville, North Carolina