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Become a Public Housing Resident

If you are interested in applying, you can: visit our office to pick up an application packet or call 336-226-8421 ext. 200 or email and provide your mailing address to have an application packet mailed to you.

HOW TO APPLY FOR PUBLIC HOUSING at BHA Starting 10/01/2019:

3 ways to apply:

1. Online at https://apps.burlingtonha.org/

2. Obtain a paper application at our office during normal business hours. Complete and return to our office by mail or in person; or

3. We can mail you a paper application via first class mail.

  • You are no longer required to schedule an appointment to submit an application and be placed on our waiting list.
  • All applications must be complete to be processed by BHA. If incomplete, BHA will attempt to contact the applicant/family for missing information. The applicant/family will not be added to waiting list until the application is complete.
  • You will also be able to check your waitlist position online at: https://apps.burlingtonha.org/

 

Burlington Homes and Spencer Brown Thomas Homes- Elderly

If you are interested in applying, you can: visit our office to pick up an application packet or call 336-226-8421 ext. 200 or email and provide your mailing address to have an application packet mailed to you.

To apply for housing, you must:

  • Be 62 years of age or disabled or handicapped or 10% can be near elderly (age 55-62 with disability)
  • Complete a pre-application
  • Call to schedule an appointment
  • Bring the following items/documents with you:
    • Valid (current) State ID on everyone 18 years of age or older
    • Social Security Cards for all family members
    • Certified copies of Birth Certificates for all family members (original- no photo copies)
    • Proof of income

Applications for Burlington Homes may be obtained at: 

Burlington Housing Authority Administrative Offices
133 N. Ireland Street
Burlington, NC 27217

*Appointments must be scheduled for a housing interview. 

*Please do not mail or drop off your application.

*All members that are 18 years of age or older listed on your application must be present for the interview.

Spencer Brown Thomas Homes - Exclusively Elderly

If you are interested in applying, you can: visit our office to pick up an application packet or call 336-226-8421 ext. 200 or email and provide your mailing address to have an application packet mailed to you.

To apply for housing, you must:

  • Be 62 years of age or disabled or handicapped
  • Complete a pre-application
  • Call to schedule an appointment
  • Bring the following items/documents with you:
    • Valid (current) State ID on everyone 18 years of age or older
    • Social Security Cards for all family members
    • Certified copies of Birth Certificates for all family members (original- no photo copies)
    • Proof of income

Applications for Spencer Brown Thomas Homes may be obtained at:

Burlington Housing Authority Administrative Offices
133 N. Ireland Street
Burlington, NC 27217

*Appointments must be scheduled for a housing interview.

*Please do not mail or drop off your application. 

*All members that are 18 years of age or older listed on your application must be present for the interview.