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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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Town of Chapel Hill Housing Department (TCHHD) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.
The TCHHD offers three Public Housing communities with 335 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.
To apply, download the application here,
then print and complete. The link to the application can be found on the bottom right-hand part of the web page, under "
Once the application has been completed, it can mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.
Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, marriage certificate If applicable, custody or guardianship papers, photo IDs for all adult household members.
The TCHHD does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list:
For Orange County residents: disabled, elderly, homeless, rent burden, involuntary displaced.
Outside of Orange County: employed, rent burden, involuntary displaced, elderly, homeless, disabled, or victim of domestic violence.
More information can be found by visiting the TCHHD website
, or by calling 919-968-2850, during normal office hours.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (919)968-2850.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 06/26/2015.