301 E. Nash Street, Wilson NC 27893
252-291-2245

About Us

Wilson Housing Board Meeting Postponed due to flooding

The Wilson Housing Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12, at noon has been postponed because of the ongoing flooding in the Wilson Area. The board meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, Nov. 19, at noon. If you are interested in attending this meeting by Zoom please contact Timothy Rogers at 252-291-2245 ext. 225.

Wilson Housing Authority opens Public Housing Wait List for 2-bedroom units

The Wilson Housing Authority has opened its wait list for 2-bedroom apartments for all of its public housing communities.

The housing authority is also continuing to accept applications for its three, four and five bedroom units at all three of its communities: EB Jordan Homes, Forrest Road Homes and Whitfield Homes.

The waiting list for one-bedroom units remains closed at this time.

Prospective applicants can download a copy of the public housing application by clicking on this link: Public Housing Application

Completed applications can be returned by emailing them to dsims@wilsonha.org.

For additional information, please call Timothy Rogers at 252-291-2245 ext. 225.

Wilson Housing Authority Statement on Coronavirus

 Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, The Wilson Housing Authority is following the recommendations of the State of North Carolina and has taken additional precautionary safety measures by closing all of its offices to the public until further notice. WHA staff are working staggered office hours to reduce the number of people in the office at any one time, but they can be reached by phone or email.

The main phone number for the WHA’s office is 252-291-2245.

HUD Statement Regarding Rent payments during the COVID-19 Crisis

HUD COVID-19 Waivers for Public Housing and HCV programs

The links above outline COVID-19 policies approved by HUD for public housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs. The Wilson Housing Authority is following all HUD policies regarding the payment of rent and  the temporary suspension of evictions due to non-payment of rent during the COVID-19 crisis. The HUD approved COVID-19 waivers can be implemented by the Wilson Housing Authority. We will implement these waivers as needed to assist our residents. 

For our residents:

 If you have questions or concerns pertaining to your tenancy or housing assistance please contact your property manager/specialist or case worker by phone or email. The office staff will mail notices requesting any missing documentation.

You may report changes in your income via fax and email:

Forrest Road Manager – Danielle Sims: dsims@wilsonha.org, 252-291-1340

Whitfield Manger – Alysha Nutt: alysha@wilsonha.org, 252-291-7267

EB Jordan Manager – Sherica Taylor: staylor@wilsonha.org, 252-234-6016

If you need to drop off documents or other papers for either public housing or our HCV program you can do so by dropping this material in the box in the lobby of our administrative office between the hours 9 a.m. – noon, Monday-Thursday.

Public housing documents and material can also be dropped off at your community’s office between the hours of 9-11 a.m., Monday-Thursday. 

All rent payments, including late payments without a late letter, are being accepted in the drop box located at 213 Broad Street, Wilson, NC 27893.

Please call 252-291-2245 Ext. 217 for maintenance emergencies. All non-emergency maintenance calls will be logged but the work will only be done when the WHA is able to lift these emergency measures.

If you are ill, please self-quarantine and contact the appropriate health officials and your office manager.

Remember to comply with your program and lease rules. Thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time. We encourage everyone to follow the recommendations coming from our public health officials and local, state and federal governments.

Current Job Openings

We currently have a job opening in our Maintenance Department. Please go to the Careers link at the top of the page and click on the Open Positions pull down tab to get more information.

WHA Mission Statement

 

Aniyah Barnes of Whitfield Homes sends homemade dish soap and corn starch bubbles skyward through her just completed pipe cleaner bubble blower. Barnes, 10, created a variety of patterns to blow her sudsy concoction through as a camper at the Wilson Housing Authority's Arts Camps sponsored by the Arts Council of Wilson and the Wilson Rotary Club.

Aniyah Barnes of Whitfield Homes sends homemade dish soap and corn starch bubbles skyward through her just completed pipe cleaner bubble blower. Barnes, 10, created a variety of patterns to blow her sudsy concoction through as a camper at the Wilson Housing Authority’s Arts Camps sponsored by the Arts Council of Wilson and the Wilson Rotary Club.

The Wilson Housing Authority is a recognized leader and innovator in sustainable, affordable housing.  A high performing agency for several years, WHA is able to engage in a level of community-based partnership with both the City of Wilson and the private sector business community that is exceptional among housing authorities.

The agency’s mission is to provide safe, decent, affordable housing to the Wilson Community, ensuring the sustainability and responsible land use in our development that is required for a forward-thinking community.