Alabama Cities That Have Housing Choice Voucher Open Enrollment

It is easier to obtain Section 202 Low Income Senior Housing because resident's do not have to go through the lengthy process of signing up with the Housing Choice Voucher Program administered through the local Public Housing Authority (PHA). However, if you are interested in finding out out how to obtain Low Income Housing for Seniors using HUDs Section 8 program just read on to learn what steps are needed:

Waiting To Get On The Waiting List

The first obstacle to tackle is to just get on the waiting list to be interviewed. Many cities and municipalities keep their waiting lists closed due to too much demand and only open the enrollment to the waiting list every few years. When they do have Open Enrollment, they will place announcements in the local newspapers and sometimes on air as public service announcements. But coverage is scant and Open Enrollment is usually only a few days, maybe a week at best. So those who are trying to keep an ear out for openings have to check their local newspapers every day to ensure they don't miss it.

Alabama Public Housing Authorities With Open Enrollment

But there are a few Public Housing Authorities within Alabama that tend to keep their enrollment open all of the time. Please be advised that these tend to change frequently so some cities below could have Closed Enrollment and there may be more PHAs that have opened their enrollment since the writing of this article. That being said, the last time we checked these Alabama PHAs had Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Open Enrollment to get on the list to be interviewed for eligibility:

 Open Enrollment (maybe):

Anniston Housing Authority (256) 236-1575

Auburn Housing Authority (334) 821-2262

Carbon Hill Housing Authority (205) 924-4171

Cullman Housing Authority (256) 734-6171

Dothan Housing Authority (334) 794-6713

Florence Housing Authority (256) 740-5200

Gadsden Housing Authority (256) 547-2501

Guntersville Housing Authority (256) 582-4331

Haleyville Housing Authority (205) 486-3571

Hamilton Housing Authority (205) 921-3155

Housing Authority of Cordova (205) 483-7454

Housing Authority of the City of Attalla (256) 538-9365

Housing Authority of the City of Fort Payne (256) 845-0424

Housing Authority of the City of Tuscumbia (256) 381-0915

Huntsville Housing Authority (256) 539-0774

Jasper Housing Authority (205) 384-4864

Lanett Housing Authority (334) 644-5330

Mobile Housing Board (251) 434-2200

Oneonta Housing Authority (205) 625-5955

Opelika Housing Authority (334) 745-4171

Phenix City Housing Authority (334) 664-9991

Red Bay Housing Authority (256) 356-4695

Russellville Housing Authority (256) 332-1561

Sylacauga Housing Authority (256) 249-0381

Winfield Housing Authority (205) 487-2400


If you know of any other PHAs that DO have Open Enrollment, or if you find that any of these PHAs DO NOT have open enrollment, please Contact Us and let us know.


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