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

Public Housing

PUBLIC HOUSING WAIT LISTS CLOSED

The waiting lists for the Wilson Housing Authority’s Public Housing programs are currently closed.

If you have any questions, please call or email Timothy Rogers at 252-291-2245 ext. 225 or at trogers@wilsonha.org.

PUBLIC HOUSING

Public (low-income) housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

Public (low-income) housing is limited to low-income families and individuals. WHA determines eligibility based on:

  1. Annual gross income
  2. Local preferences (subject to change based on the agency’s Annual Plan)
  3. U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.
If a family is eligible, WHA will check criminal background and references to ensure that the family will be a good tenant. The Authority may deny admission to any applicant who may be expected to have a detrimental effect on other tenants or on the community’s environment.

In addition to subsidizing living units for various family sizes, WHA offers public (low-income) housing units that are specifically designated for seniors and adults with disabilities.

Public Housing Forms

WHA ACOP 2021 June Update

FY 2021 Income Limits for Wilson County

https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il/il2021/select_Geography.odn

To find the income limits for Wilson County click on the tab that says Click Here for FY2021 IL documentation. To qualify for the public housing program a household must qualify under the extremely low, very low or low income limits.

Public Housing VAWA Forms

WHA PH HUD Form 5380

WHA PH HUD Form 5382

WHA PH Emergency Transfer Plan

WHA PH HUD Form 5383 – Emergency Transfer Request