The Public Housing Program provides housing to families, elderly and handicapped persons at eight developments throughout the city. To receive housing assistance under this program, residents must have incomes at or below 80% of Area Median Income.
Click here for a current list of Low Rent Public Housing Properties.
Utility Allowances and Flat rents for Public Housing Properties:
The Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 requires that all non-exempt public housing adult residents (18 or older) contribute eight (8) hours per month of community service (volunteer work) or participate in eight (8) hours of training, counseling, classes and other activities which help an individual toward self sufficiency and economic independence. This is a requirement of the Public Housing Lease. (24 CFR Subpart F, 960.600 through 960.609)
The Housing Choice Voucher Program allows participants to locate housing of their choice in the Golden Triangle area. Clients assisted under this program may locate suitable housing in privately-owned rental apartments, single family homes, condominiums or mobile homes. If the unit meets Housing Quality Standards and Rent Reasonableness requirements, the Housing Authority will provide rental assistance for that property.