Apply for Housing
Applicants for Public Housing and the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program must complete a screening process based on income eligibility, criminal background check, and prior HUD program participation.
VETERANS – If you are a veteran, please contact Veteran Affairs first at 865-670-2369. You may qualify for a special VASH voucher.
More about Application & Qualifications
Income limits for both public housing and Section 8 vouchers are set by HUD using the qualifications listed in the table below.
Public Housing Income Limits
Persons wanting to live in our Public Housing must have a gross income at or below the “Low Income” limit for the appropriate family/household size.
Section 8 Program Income Limits
Persons wanting to enter our Section 8/HCV Program must have a gross income at or below the “Extremely Low” limit for the appropriate family/household size.
2021 INCOME LIMITS FOR ORHA HOUSING
*Please note that your position on our waiting list may change depending on our occupancy policy.
Already Completed an Application?
If you already completed an application, you can use the following links to update contact info or view your place on the waiting list.