The Lenoir Housing Authority’s waiting list is OPEN.
The Lenoir Housing Authority is strictly public housing and does not administer any Section 8 request. For information regarding Section 8 please call the Western Piedmont Council of Governments at 828-322-9191.
Public housing is limited to low-income families and individuals. The Lenoir Housing Authority determines your eligibility based on: 1) annual gross income; 2) whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability, or as a family; and 3) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status. If you are eligible, the Housing Authority will check your references to make sure you and your family will be good tenants. The Lenoir Housing Authority will deny admission to any applicant whose habits and practices may be expected to have a detrimental effect on other residents or on the project's environment or those who show a history of failing to meet financial obligations such as the payment of rent and utilities including electricity, gas and telephone. All screening is done in accordance with The Lenoir Housing Authority’s Admissions & Continued Occupancy Policy.
Lifetime Prohibitions from Receiving Housing Assistance.
Federal requirements prohibit Housing Authorities from providing assistance to the following individuals:
• Persons who are registered on any state sexual predator list.
• Persons who have been convicted for the manufacture or sale of methamphetamines on the premises of federally assisted housing.
Title 18, Section 1001 of the United States Code states that a person is guilty of a felony for knowingly and willingly making false or fraudulent statements to any department or agency of the United States or the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
How to Apply for Public Housing:
Provide a link for the online applications.
Applications can also be filled out and turned into the Lenoir Housing Authority’s office.
Applications will not be accepted without the following supporting documents: Birth Certificate for all persons, Social Security Card for all persons, Verification of Income, etc
No application will be considered completed or shall be turned in without all supporting documentation. The Lenoir Housing Authority waiting list is open for all bedroom sizes.