Piedmont Triad Regional Council

1398 Carrollton Crossing Dr
Kernersville, Forsyth County, North Carolina 27284

Piedmont Triad Regional Council is a Public Housing Agency in Kernersville, North Carolina that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of November 18th, 2019, Piedmont Triad Regional Council has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Davie, Surry, Yadkin and Stokes County, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Piedmont Triad Regional Council serves Davie County, Stokes County, Surry County and Yadkin County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Davie, Surry, Yadkin and Stokes County, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Piedmont Triad Regional Council Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Davie, Surry, Yadkin and Stokes County, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) Davie, Surry, Yadkin and Stokes County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Pre-applications are being accepted since at least September, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete a pre-application at one of the PTRC county locations. Office locations can be found here.  

The following documentation is required:

  • Copies of each household member’s birth certificate and Social Security Card 
  • Income for each household member
  • Medical expenses for elderly or disabled persons
  • Documentation of child care expenses (if applicable)

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Elderly
  • Disabled
  • Veterans
  • Homeless
  • Have independent children

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

As of September, 2019, the wait time for a voucher is two to five years.

For more information, visit the PTRC Rental Assistance page, or the PTRC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (336) 904-0300.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/05/2019.

About Piedmont Triad Regional Council

More information about Piedmont Triad Regional Council can be found on its website at https://www.ptrc.org/services/housing.

Representatives of Piedmont Triad Regional Council may be available by phone at (336) 904-0300. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/18/2019, it is not known if Piedmont Triad Regional Council 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 Piedmont Triad Regional Council Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Piedmont Triad Regional Council manages 757 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Ported Out
Vouchers 754 1 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $334 $246 $357
Monthly Cost $251,608 $246 $713

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Piedmont Triad Regional Council

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 12% having issued approximately 62 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 40 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $11,067 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 21% 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 78% 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, 50% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 26% 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.

47% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 44% of households with children have a female head of household. 85% of all households were headed by a female.

28% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 26% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Piedmont Triad Regional Council Housing Choice Voucher program, 22% include at least one person with a disability. 45% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 44% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

14% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 45% with 3 or more bedrooms. 39% 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 Piedmont Triad Regional Council voucher holders in 2016 was $265 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $495. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $107.



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.