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

About Us

 

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 Hills 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.

 

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.

We currently have a job opening in our maintenance department for a Pest Control Tech. 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.