Wheeling Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Wheeling, West Virginia.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Wheeling Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Wheeling Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Wheeling Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Wheeling Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open. According to correspondence with the Executive Director of the Housing Authority the waiting list has been open the past ten years.

Our research shows that the wait for a voucher after applying and being deemed eligible is approximately one year. 

You may obtain an application from the housing authority office located at:

11 Community Street

Wheeling, WV

Open Until Further Notice: Wheeling Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Wheeling Housing Authority (WHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.The WHA offers 10 Public Housing communities with 613 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the WHA to pick up an application, located at 11 Community Street, Wheeling, WV, between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.
  2. Request to have an application mailed to you by calling 304-242-4447, between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.
Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.Be sure to include these documents with your application: birth certificates, Social Security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.The WHA does have a preference for local residents and individuals that are employed at least twenty hours a week.More information can be found by visiting the WHA website at http://www.wheelingwv-pha.org, or by calling 304-242-4447, between the hours of 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.

About The Agency

Wheeling Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,231 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

11 Community Street, Wheeling, WV

Visit Website(304) 242-4447

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 Wheeling Housing Authority?

Wheeling Housing Authority serves 1,070 low-income households. The agency manages 573 Housing Choice Vouchers and 583 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 70 percent of households served by Wheeling Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Wheeling Housing Authority households.

How many Wheeling Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 310 households and make up 29 percent of households served by Wheeling Housing Authority.

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

There are 727 female-headed renter households living in Wheeling Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 68% of those served by the Wheeling Housing Authority.

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

Black 246
Native American 11
White 813
Hispanic 11

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

There are 342 households headed by seniors served by the Wheeling Housing Authority. Senior households are 32% of households in Wheeling Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 214 persons with disabilities living in Wheeling Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 20% of households served by the Wheeling Housing Authority.

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

The Wheeling Housing Authority is rated as a standard 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Wheeling Housing Authority

Wheeling Heights ll

975 Grandview St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Riverview Towers

601 Main St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

payment Subsidized

Luau Manor

2230 Chapline St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

payment Subsidized

Garden Park Terrace

1208 Warwood Ave, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

payment Subsidized

Booker T Washington Plaza

1030 Chapline St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

payment Subsidized

Hil - Dar

45 1/2 Bishop St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Historic North Wheeling

101 Main St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Wheeling Heights

110 Serig Dr, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Jacob Street Apartments

41 35th St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

payment Subsidized