336-226-8421

How to Apply

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.

To apply for Public Housing, you must:

  • 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

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

Section 8 - PBRA (Project Based Rental Assistance) - Elderly
Burlington Homes

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:
    • Picture ID
    • Social Security Card

Applications for Burlington Homes are taken at:

507 Everett Street
Burlington, NC 27215

Spencer Brown Thomas Homes - Exclusively Elderly

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:
    • Picture ID
    • Social Security Card

Applications for Spencer Brown Thomas Homes are taken at:

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