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!

Public Notice

The Housing Authority of the City of Jonesboro is developing its draft Five-Year/Annual Agency Plans and related documents for Fiscal Years 10/1/2020 through 10/1/20204, and Five-Year Capital Fund Program budgets, in compliance with Current HUD regulations.  It is available for review at the Authority’s Office located at 203 Hightower Street, Jonesboro, GA.  Office hours are Monday – Thursday between the hours of 7:00 AM and 12:30 PM and from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM.  A public hearing will be held on September 29, 2020 at the Authority’s Community Center, 207 Hightower Street, Jonesboro, GA at 6:00 PM.

JHA’s Section 8/HCV Waiting List is Currently Closed!

JHA’s Public Housing Waiting List is Currently Closed!