Sanford Housing Authority Maintenance

504 N 1st St
Sanford NC 27330
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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 8am-6:30pm
  • Tue: 8am-6:30pm
  • Wed: 8am-6:30pm
  • Thu: 8am-6:30pm

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Since 1961, The Sanford Housing Authority has made its goal to provide safe and sanitary housing for the low-income citizens of Sanford, North Carolina. In all, the Authority owns 443 public housing units in its communities across the area, plus manages another 441 Section 8 voucher program units. The Housing Authority is governed by a board of commissioners appointed by the Mayor of Sanford, yet it designates its own management. daily operations and planning of the Housing Authority are overseen by an Executive Director, Mr. Ken Armstrong. Funding for the Housing Authority is received from the United States Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and from participants in the public housing program. Under the Low Rent Housing Assistance Program, low income tenants pay monthly rents which are determined by their need for assistance. HUD pays the operating subsidies to the housing authority to enable the authority to maintain the low-income character of the neighborhood while providing adequate services and maintaining adequate reserves The Section 8 Housing Payments Program provides rental supplements to the owners of existing private housing who rent to qualified individuals. The Authority processes all the applicants for the Sect. 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program, places approved applicants in housing and pays the owner of private housing a monthly rental supplement The Purpose of the Sanford Housing Authority is to provide decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing to all eligible persons, and to provide residents with the appropriate information to assist them in becoming self sufficient and first time homeowners. In addition, we will be responsive to the needs of all our residents by providing child care, security, counseling, money management, homemaking, personal care and recreational opportunities