Families wishing to apply for the Public Housing Program will be required to complete an application for housing assistance.
Applications are a accepted at the Tri-City Housing Authority office located at 33A Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Woodland, GA 31836 between the hours of 9:00AM and 5:00PM on Monday through Thursday.
Completed applications will be accepted for all applicants and the Tri-City Housing Authority will verify the information.
The completed application will be dated and time stamped upon its return to the Tri-City Housing Authority.
Applications are taken to compile a waiting list. Due to the demand for housing in the Tri-City Housing Authority jurisdiction, the Tri-City Housing Authority may take applications on an open enrollment basis, depending on the length of the waiting list.
There are 5 different waiting list:
|1 Bedroom||2-3 yrs|
|2 Bedroom||1-2 yrs|
|3 Bedroom||1-2 yrs|
|4 Bedroom||1-2 yrs|
|5 Bedroom||1-2 yrs|
The Tri-City Housing Authority will select families based on the following preferences within each bedroom size category based on our local housing needs and priorities:
A. Displaced person(s): Individuals or families displaced by government action or whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal Disaster Relief Laws.
B. Applicants with an adult family member who either lives or works full time or has been hired to work full time in the municipality of the Tri-City Housing Authority.
C. Applicants with an adult family member enrolled in an employment training program, currently working 20 hours a week, or attending school on a full-time basis. This preference is also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work.
D. All other applicants.
Based on the above preferences, all families in preference A will be offered housing before any families in preference B, preference B families will be offered housing before any families in preference C, and preference C families will be offered housing before any families in preference D.
The residency preference will not have the purpose or effect of delaying or otherwise denying admission to the program based on the race, color, ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, or age of any member of an applicant family.
The date and time of application will be noted and utilized to determine the sequence within the above prescribed preferences.
Not withstanding the above, families who are elderly, disabled, or displaced will be offered housing before other single persons. Persons with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in completing an application may call the Tri-City Housing Authority to make special arrangements.