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Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing

317 Caldwell Street Ext.
Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina 27516

Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing is a housing authority that participates in the Public Housing program. As of March 2nd, 2021, Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing serves Chapel Hill.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing 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.

Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing Phone: (919) 968-2850.

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 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.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (919)968-2850.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/26/2015.

About Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing

Representatives of Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing may be available by phone at (919) 968-2850. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Town of Chapel Hill Department of Housing

Lindsay - North Columbia - Trinity Court

307 Lindsey St
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

S Estes - S Roberson - Cww

124 S Roberson St
Chapel Hill, North Carolina