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Athens Housing Authority

199 Clark Street
Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee 37303

Athens Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of September 29th, 2020, Athens Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Athens Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Athens Housing Authority serves Athens.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Athens Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Athens 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.

Athens Housing Authority Phone: (423) 745-0341.

Open Until Further Notice: Athens Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List


The Athens Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.


Athens, TN is about 60 miles northeast of Chatanooga, TN.


To apply, visit the AHA to pick up an application, located at 199 Clark St., Athens, TN 37303, from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday.


Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.


Be sure to include these documents with your application: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all earned and unearned income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.


The AHA does not have a preference. 


Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the application is received.


For more information, the AHA can be reached by calling (423) 745-0341, from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (423)745-0341.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/22/2015.

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 Athens Housing Authority (AHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The AHA offers one Public Housing community with 438 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the AHA to pick up an application, located at 199 Clark St., Athens, TN 37303, from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm EDT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Be sure to include these documents with your application: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all earned and unearned income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The AHA does not have a preference. 

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the application is received.

For more information, the AHA can be reached by calling (423) 745-0341, from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (423)745-0341.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/04/2015.

About Athens Housing Authority

Representatives of Athens Housing Authority may be available by phone at (423) 745-0341. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 09/29/2020, it is not known if Athens 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 Athens Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Athens Housing Authority manages 32 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2016:

Standard
Vouchers 32
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $318
Monthly Cost $10,179

Public Housing Apartments Operated by Athens Housing Authority

Forrest Hills

619 Francis St
Athens, Tennessee