Wilmington Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Wilmington, North Carolina.

Waiting List
Closed: New Hanover County, North Carolina Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Houston Moore and Vesta Village Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: New Hanover County, North Carolina Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in New Hanover County, North Carolina.

The Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The WHA last accepted Section 8 HCV applications for this waiting list from March 1, 2022, until March 2, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Print the paper application.
  2. Pick up an application from the WHA Administrative Building.

Once the application was completed, it was postmarked no later than March 5, 2022, and mailed to the Wilmington Housing Authority.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Involuntarily Displaced:  A person or family who has been involuntarily displaced and not living in standard permanent replacement housing within 12 months of the application as a result of a natural disaster that has been declared by local, state, or federal government, a documented state action by a local, state, or federal government entity related to code enforcement, family has been displaced for more than 30 days because their permanent housing has been determined by local, state, or federal government to be uninhabitable.
  • Resident:  An applicant who at the time of application lives or works in the jurisdiction of Wilmington Housing Authority, which is New Hanover County on a permanent basis.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the WHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Greater Diversity News website on February 25, 2022.

Closed: Houston Moore and Vesta Village Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in Wilmington, North Carolina .

The Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA) waiting list for 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom Public Housing apartments at Houston Moore and Vesta Village is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from May 4, 2020, until May 5, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Pick up an application from the WHA.
  2. Print out the paper application that was available online.

Once the application was completed, it must have been postmarked no later than May 8, 2020 and mailed to the Wilmington Housing Authority.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the WHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WHA, as of April 28, 2020.

About The Agency

Wilmington Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 3,110 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

1524 South 16th Street, Wilmington, NC

Visit Website(910) 341-7700

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Wilmington Housing Authority?

Wilmington Housing Authority serves 1,900 low-income households. The agency manages 2,083 Housing Choice Vouchers and 651 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Wilmington Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 74 percent of households served by Wilmington Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Wilmington Housing Authority households.

How many Wilmington Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 570 households and make up 30 percent of households served by Wilmington Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Wilmington Housing Authority?

There are 1558 female-headed renter households living in Wilmington Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 82% of those served by the Wilmington Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Wilmington Housing Authority renters?

Black 1,558
White 285
Hispanic 57

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Wilmington Housing Authority?

There are 589 households headed by seniors served by the Wilmington Housing Authority. Senior households are 31% of households in Wilmington Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Wilmington Housing Authority housing?

There are 456 persons with disabilities living in Wilmington Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 24% of households served by the Wilmington Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Wilmington Housing Authority?

The Wilmington Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Wilmington Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Wilmington Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on March 1, 2022 and closed on March 2, 2022.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Wilmington Housing Authority

New Brooklyn Homes at Taylor Estates

1205 N 4th St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed 2-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Rankin Terrace Apartments

410 N 11th St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed 2-5
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Robert R. Taylor Senior Homes

1308 N 5th Ave, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Robert S. Jervay-Loop

1088 Thomas C. Jervay Loop, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Robert S. Jervay-Covil

3430 Broad St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Robert S. Jervay- Dawson

903 Dawson St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Glover Plaza

1402 Little John Cir, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed 1-2
payment Subsidized

Robert S Jervay-Adams

2225 Adams St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

The Pointe at Taylor Estates

520 Taylor St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Eastbrook Apartments

4105 Princess Place Dr, Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

bed 2
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Woodbridge Apartments

302 Grass Ln, Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Creekwood South

714 Emory St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Solomon Towers

15 Castle St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed Studio-2
payment Subsidized

Hillcrest

1402 Meares St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed Studio-3
payment Subsidized

Houston Moore Terrace

1617 E Plaza, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

bed 2-4
payment Subsidized

Scattered Sites

1037 S 8th St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Hope VI Phase II - Covil

2233 Adams St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible