AHA provides its residents with a variety of services that promote and develop self-sufficiency and create home ownership opportunities through enrollment in the Family Self-Sufficient Program(FSS) for 5 years with goal settings. AHA strives to enrich the lives of its residents by partnering with other non-profit social service providers, municipal governments and state governments. The following developments are operated by this Authority:

Consisting of 1077 one, two, three and four bedroom units located in Albany, GA.

Developments

The following developments are listed with the number of units and bedroom sizes in each development under each page. Please click development to view details:

How to Apply

AMP 1 is NOT accepting pre-applications at this time.

AMP 2 is accepting pre-applications for the following ONLY,

Holley Homes, 2, 3 & 4 bedrooms

William Binns, 2 & 3 bedrooms

*Applications are accepted on Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

AMP 3 is accepting pre-applications for the following ONLY,

Grover Cross (Tift Avenue), 3 bedrooms

Seay Village, 3 bedrooms

Golden Age, 2 bedroom for elderly / disabled person (s) 

AMP 4 is accepting pre-applications for the following ONLY,

Kingsbury Homes,  4 bedrooms

Grover Cross Homes (Colquitt Avenue) , 4 bedrooms

Holman Homes (elderly/disabled), 1 bedroom

AMP 5 is NOT accepting pre-applications at this time.

Interested families may apply by completing and submitting a pre-application form to the Asset Management Property (AMP) that is currently accepting applications.  The pre-application form for the AMP, accepting applications, may be downloaded from the AMP page of your choice.

Once the AMP, accepting applications, receives the completed pre-application form , the AMP will enter your information into the waiting list database. Your place on the waiting list will be initially established based on the information you provide on the pre-application form. You are requested to update this information if you move, change jobs, or add or delete family members. If you are currently a resident of any AMP listed above, you may not apply at another AMP.

Depending on application volume, you may be asked right away to complete the application, or, when the AMP, accepting applications,  estimates that an apartment will be available for you within approximately 30 days. At this appointment, you will be expected to provide documentation such as picture identification, social security cards and birth certificates. You will also need to provide proof of income such as recent paycheck stubs, letters from agencies providing financial support such as the Social Security Administration, and other documentation necessary to confirm income and family composition. At this time, you will sign an authorization for release of information that will allow the AMP to conduct checks to verify your income, to obtain a criminal background check, and to obtain a credit check. Previous landlords will also be contacted for reference information if appropriate. To be determined eligible, applicants must:

  • Have a satisfactory record of meeting past financial obligations, especially in the payment of rent.
  • Not have income that exceeds 80% of the median income limit established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
  • Have no record of disturbing neighbors, destruction of property , unsafe living habits, and no history of criminal activity, which if continued, could affect the health, safety, or welfare of other residents.
  • Not currently be a resident of public housing operated by the Albany Housing Authority.

If everything checks out, you will be offered an apartment once your name reaches the top of the list and an appropriate apartment becomes available. You will be given three days to sign the lease and make deposits for the apartment offered. If you are unable to do so, or you decline to accept the apartment offered, you are removed from the waiting list for that specific development, and the apartment will be offered to the next eligible family on the waiting list.

Please view each developments page for more details on how to apply.

Waiting List

OPEN PUBLIC HOUSING WAITING LISTS:

AMP 1 is NOT accepting pre-applications at this time.

AMP 2 is accepting pre-applications for the following ONLY,

Holley Homes, 3 & 4 bedrooms

William Binns,  3 bedrooms

*Applications are accepted on Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

AMP 3 is accepting pre-applications for the following ONLY,

Grover Cross (Tift Avenue), 3 bedrooms

Seay Village, 3 bedrooms

Golden Age, 2 bedroom for elderly / disabled person (s) 

AMP 4 is accepting pre-applications for the following ONLY,

Kingsbury Homes,  4 bedrooms

Grover Cross Homes (Colquitt Avenue) , 4 bedrooms

Holman Homes (elderly/disabled), 1 bedroom

AMP 5 is NOT accepting pre-applications at this time.

ALL AMPS will accept applications from families who are elderly and /or disabled and needing 1-bedroom apartments ONLY.

EXCEPTION

ALL AMPS WILL BE OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS FROM FAMILIES DISPLACED DUE TO NATURAL DISASTER OR REFERRED BY STRIVE 2 THRIVE initiative or similar programs with a mission for building relationships across class and racial lines to end poverty.  No more than 10 families, authority wide, will be selected per year.EVEN IF THE WAITING LIST IS CLOSED.  ALL AMPS will accept applications from families who are elderly and /or disabled and needing 1-bedroom apartments ONLY.

Applicants may choose to be placed on a waiting list for the first available unit regardless of development, or they may choose to be placed on the waiting list for one or more specific developments. Families will be placed on the waiting list for the appropriate size apartment based on family size and composition. Applications will be taken at the site offices for whichever developments the family wishes to apply. Applicants will be ranked and selected in the following order:

  • First Priority – Families displaced due to fire, disaster, or government action.
  • Second priority – Families participating in and referred by the Strive to Thrive initiative or similar programs with a mission for building relationships across class and racial lines to end poverty. Based on this preference, no more than 10 families, authority wide, will be selected per year. A community program designed to assist clients in living independently of nursing homes and personal care homes. This program is called “Money Follow the Person”. Recommendation for inclusion in this program will be determined by, Southwest Georgia Council on Aging. Based on this preference, no more than 10 families, authority wide will be selected per year. Family Literacy Connection a community program designed to help build families that are stable and self-sufficient. Based on this preference, no more than 5 families, authority wide, will be selected per year.
  • Third Priority – Families with a stable work history, and families who are elderly or disabled.
  • Fourth Priority – Families referred as homeless from Homeless Shelters, Transitional Housing, and other social service organizations.
  • Fifth Priority – Veterans and their families, residing with the veteran.
  • Sixth Priority – All other families.

Families wishing to apply for the Section 8 Program must complete an application for housing assistance. Applications will be accepted by call-ins during regular business hours on advertised dates, when the waiting list is open.

Consisting of 62 vouchers.

How to Apply

For information about the Section 8 Program, contact the Section 8 Coordinator for the Albany Housing Authority:

Janice Broxton at (229) 434-4505 ext. 1032

Waiting List

Applicants may choose to be placed on a waiting list for the first available unit regardless of development, or they may choose to be placed on the waiting list for one or more specific developments.  Families will be placed on the waiting list for the appropriate size apartment based on family size and composition.  Applications will be taken at the site offices for whichever developments the family wishes to apply.Applicants will be ranked and selected in the following order:

  • First Priority – Families displaced due to fire, disaster, or government action.
  • Second Priority – Families with a stable work history, and families who are elderly or disabled.
  • Third Priority – Families referred as homeless from homeless shelters, transitional housing, and other social service organizations.
  • Fourth Priority – All other families.

Consisting of 98 one, two, three and four bedroom units located in Leesburg, GA and Smithville, GA.

Waiting List

Applicants may choose to be placed on a waiting list for the first available unit regardless of development, or they may choose to be placed on the waiting list for one or more specific developments.  Families will be placed on the waiting list for the appropriate size apartment based on family size and composition.  Applications will be taken at the site offices for whichever developments the family wishes to apply.Applicants will be ranked and selected in the following order:

  • First Priority – Families displaced due to fire, disaster, or government action.
  • Second Priority – Families participating in and completing the Strive to Thrive initiative or similar programs with a mission for building relationships across class and racial lines to end poverty.  No more than 10 families, authority wide, will be selected per year.
  • Third Priority – Families with a stable work history, and families who are elderly or disabled.
  • Fourth Priority – Families referred as homeless from homeless shelters, transitional housing, and other social service organizations.
  • Fifth Priority – Veterans and their families.
  • Sixth Priority – All other families.

How to Apply

Applications may be completed at the office located at 101 Turnkey Circle, Leesburg, GA. Applications for the Lee County Housing Authority are taken Wednesday ONLY from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

When applying for housing, you will be expected to provide documentation such as picture identification, social security cards and birth certificates for each family member. You will also need to provide proof of income such as recent paycheck stubs, letters from agencies providing financial support such as the Social Security Administration, and other documentation necessary to confirm income and family composition. At this time, you will sign an authorization for release of information that will allow the staff of the Lee County Housing Authority to conduct verification of income of each family member, to obtain a criminal background check, and to obtain a credit check. Previous landlords will also be contacted for reference information, if appropriate. To be determined eligible, applicants must:

  • Have a satisfactory record of meeting past financial obligations, especially in the payment of rent.
  • Not have income that exceeds 80% of the median income limit established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Have no record of disturbing neighbors, destruction of property, unsafe living habits, and no history of criminal activity, which if continued, could affect the health, safety, or welfare of other residents.
  • Not currently a resident of public housing operated by the Lee County Housing Authority.

If everything checks out, you will be offered an apartment once your name reaches the top of the list and an appropriate apartment becomes available. You will be given three days to sign the lease and make deposits for the apartment offered. If you are unable to do so, or you decline to accept the apartment offered, you are removed from the waiting list for that specific development, and the apartment will be offered to the next eligible family on the waiting list.

Developments

  • Albany Gardens
  • Arcadia Commons
  • Arcadia Courtside

How to Apply

For information about the Elderly & Other Properties, contact the Albany Housing Authority Main Office 229.434.4505 Extension: 1035

Waiting List

Applicants may choose to be placed on a waiting list for the first available unit regardless of development, or they may choose to be placed on the waiting list for one or more specific developments. Families will be placed on the waiting list for the appropriate size apartment based on family size and composition.