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The GHA Waiting List to open for applications on May 3

Applications will be available beginning May 3, 2021 at 8:00 am.  We will accept applications through our online portal.  

0 Bedroom – 5 Bedroom apartments
The Gainesville Housing Authority will open their waiting list for their public housing apartments located at the following locations:

• Harrison Square – 815 Harrison Sq.
• Scattered Sites 1 (1120 Jesse Jewell Pkwy, 829 Will St, 638 Banks St, 628 Johnson St., 826 Pine, 925 MLK Jr. Blvd.)
The application can be accessed beginning May 3th at the following link: If you require a special accommodation please contact our office between Mondays through Thursday between 8:00AM and 5:00PM at 770-536-1294; or email  Applications will not be available prior to this date and are only available on line.
Rental assistance will be provided to income eligible applicants through the public housing program funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Eligible applicants who meet the Tenant Selection Criteria will be placed on the waiting list by bedroom size, category, preference points and date and time of application.  Preference points will be assigned according to GHA’s Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy and include:  Families qualifying for any of the GHA categories and are a resident of hall county and/or are being relocated due to displacement as a result of the City of Gainesville’s Code Enforcement Efforts and/or local redevelopment efforts will be given additional preference within their Category. Rental amounts are based on your income.
If you are already on a waiting list for another housing program such as Section, you must apply separately for this program.  Applying for this program will not affect your place on other waiting lists.
Income Limits to Determine Eligibility
Persons in Household:  1:  $42,350        2:  $48,400      
3:  $54,450       4:  $60,500       5:  $65350       
6:  $70,200       7:  $75050        8:  $79,900

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