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Welcome to the Jonesboro Housing Authority

Jonesboro Housing Authority administers HUD Public Housing and Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs in the City of Jonesboro and in Clayton County, Georgia.

JHA’s Mission

The Mission of the Jonesboro Housing Authority is to assist eligible low income families with safe, decent and affordable housing as they strive to achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives.  The Housing Authority will create and maintain partnerships with its clients and appropriate community services in order to accomplish its mission in a non-discriminatory responsible manner.

JHA Open to the Public by Appointment Only 6/1/2020

Jonesboro Housing Authority (JHA) is taking an abundance of precaution to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19.  JHA Offices will be opening back up by Appointment ONLY to the Public starting June 1, 2020.  You will need to contact your case worker by phone or email if you would like to make an appointment.  JHA will try to assist you via internet, email or phone, but in the event you need to see your case worker, you will need to schedule an appointment.  JHA will also require any resident or owner entering the building to wear a mask.  You will also have your temperature read via thermal thermometer when you arrive and only allowed entrance if you do not have a temperature!  Please for the sake of our Clients and Employees, do not come to JHA’s Office if you are sick!

JHA Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Waiting List
Posted 5/20/2021

The Jonesboro Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waitlist has closed.  JHA is still awaiting the final lottery results from our April 19th – April 22nd Online Application Process from our 3rd Party Vendor.  Please follow the link below to review your status on the waitlist.  If the status still reads submitted, the results have not been updated.  If the results show active then your application was chosen, if the results show inactive then your application was not selected.  Please note, all lottery results are final and are not subject to change!  When JHA opens our waiting list in the future, we will place an ad in the Clayton News Daily and on our JHA Website.

The link to review your Lottery Application status on the Waitlist is https://www.waitlistcheck.com

JHA Summer Tutorial Begins 6/1/2021

Jonesboro Housing Authority (JHA) is proud to announce our summer 2021 tutorial / childcare program.  This will be held at the W in downtown Jonesboro, Georgia.  Click Here to see a copy of the flyer that was sent out to all residents with elementary school age children on JHA’s program.  Click Here to fill out an application for your child to attend.