The Housing Authority
of the City of Lawrenceville, GA


502 Glenn Edge Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Phone: (770) 963 - 4900
Fax: (770) 338 - 8447
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Phone: 770 - 963 - 4900
Fax: 770 - 338 - 8447
 
LHA is responsible for maintaining stable and safe living environments for its residents. To be considered suitable, you must show you are able to pay rent when due, take care of an apartment, and live peacefully with neighbors.
PUBLIC HOUSING
The Lawrenceville Housing Authority provides quality, affordable housing 
opportunities to clients, 
while fostering economic independence, through responsible stewardship of public funds.

Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I qualify for housing with LHA?
Generally:
♦ You do not have any outstanding rent or debt with another housing authority and you do not have any past due utility bills outstanding
♦ Your income falls within the limits listed here
♦ You do not have a history of the offenses listed here
♦ You are at least 18 years old
♦ You are a family - which includes but is not limited to the following: an individual or a group of individuals who share a residence, have income and resources available to meet family needs, and have demonstrated a stable family relationship. This includes married and unmarried partners, same-sex couples, related and unrelated individuals, and single people.

How do I apply for Section 8 housing (Housing Choice Voucher Program)?

LHA does not handle any Section 8 housing vouchers in our office. For more information on Section 8, click hereYou can also call the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for more information at 404-679-4940.

 

How long is the waiting list?

Depending on the preference points you are awarded it can be anywhere from a few months to several years. To see which preference points you may qualify for, click here.


How much is rent and what is rent based on?
Rent is based on each household's income.  Each family will pay about 30% of their gross (before tax) monthly income toward their rent and utilities.

Do I have to be a US Citizen to receive public housing assistance?
If you and all of your household's members are U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or have eligible immigration status, then your family may qualify.  If you or one or more of your household members cannot, or do not, fall into one of these categories, you will not necessarily be denied but the amount of assistance you receive may be reduced or terminated.