The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is a program funded
through the Department Of Housing And Urban Development (HUD) that
provides rent subsidies so eligible families can afford rent for
decent, safe, and sanitary housing.
The family may rent a unit anywhere in Brunswick County from an
individual, company, or organization that runs a certificate or voucher
To be eligible for rental assistance, an applicant must be a
"family", must be income eligible (see below), and must be a U.S.
citizen or a non-citizen who has eligible immigration status.
Income limitations are based on annual income. These amounts are
established by HUD and published yearly. The 2000 maximum income limits
for Brunswick County are listed below.
How To Apply
Families who wish to apply for Section 8 assistance must complete a
written preliminary application and submit it to Public Housing during
regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM) or by mail.
[Preliminary Section 8 Application (pdf format)]
Families are placed on a waiting list. Their position on the list is based on the application date and time.
The Public Housing Agency welcomes the participation of property
owners who have decent, safe, and sanitary housing units available. The
agency maintains a bulletin board that lists interested landlords and
their property available for the Section 8 housing program. If you are
a property owner who would like to participate in this program, call
the Public Housing office at 910-253-2222.
If you are a landlord and would like to receive a Section 8 Landlord Handbook, please call our office.
For more information about Section 8, visit HUD's Section 8 web page.