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Step Inc

200 Dent Street
Rocky Mount, Franklin County, Virginia 0

Step Inc is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Step Inc serves Bedford County, Franklin County and Patrick County on behalf of Virginia Housing.
Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Bedford, Franklin, and Patrick County, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Step Inc Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Step Inc Website:

Step Inc Phone: (540) 483-5142.

COVID-19 Update: As of April 8, 2020, the Step Inc. website says:

"The lobbies of all of STEP's offices in Rocky Mount, Stuart, and Martinsville are closed to the public, however most low-income, anti-poverty services offered by the agency will continue to be offered despite the current and anticipated local impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic."

More coronavirus information can be found here.

Closed: Bedford, Franklin, and Patrick County, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The STEP, Inc.Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted for one day only on July 15, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Live/work or have been hired to work Bedford, Franklin, or Patrick County.

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

For more information, visit the STEP website.

Sources: This information was verified by Virginia Housing, as of July 14, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Bedford, Franklin, and Patrick County, Virginia.

Last Updated on 01/12/2021.

About Step Inc

More information about Step Inc can be found on its website at

Representatives of Step Inc may be available by phone at (540) 483-5142. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/16/2021, it is not known if Step Inc 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.