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Jonesboro Housing Authority
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Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 458, Jonesboro, GA 30237  |  Physical Address:  203 Hightower Street, Jonesboro, GA 30236

Phone (770) 478-7282  |  Fax (770) 471-4997  |  TTY (770) 478-4804

Portability Home

Thank you for choosing Jonesboro Housing Authority!  Please review the following information if you are interested in Porting into our jurisdiction.


JHA is NOT ABSORBING / BILLING ONLY!


JHA's billing code is GA228


If you would like to port (move) to JHA's jurisdiction, please have your current public housing agency send the required information to the address below.  If you would like to inquire as to whether or not JHA has received your paperwork, PLEASE DO NOT CALL!  All inquiries as to whether or not JHA has received your paperwork should be E-mailed to portability@jonesborohousing.com.  Please make sure you have suitable housing arranged prior to porting to Clayton County/Jonesboro Housing Authority.  The average lease up time is 45 to 60 days from the time JHA receives your Portability Package. 


Jonesboro Housing Authority

C/O: Sherrika Bellamy

P.O. Box 458

Jonesboro, GA 30237


portability@jonesborohousing.com


Telephone:  (770) 478-7282  Ext. 23


JHA's Current Payment Standards - Effective October 2017

1 - Bedroom = $809

2 - Bedroom = $928

3 - Bedroom = $1,210

4 - Bedroom = $1,486

5 - Bedroom = $1,710

6 - Bedroom = $1,932


Effective May 1, 2018 JHA's Policy for Voucher/Bedroom Sizes is as Follows:


Voucher Size     Persons in Household

 1  1-2

 2  3-4

 3  5-6

 4  7-8

 5 9-10


JHA covers all of Clayton County!  If you are unsure about the location of a property, please ask the owner/property manager who they pay taxes to - IT MUST BE CLAYTON COUNTY!


Please allow Ten (10) Business Days from the date your Public Housing Agency sent JHA your paperwork to schedule you an appointment.  Please click here or on the link below to download your Initial Certification Application Packet.  This will need to be filled out and brought with you to your briefing!


Initial Certification Application Packet


Next 3 Briefings are Scheduled for the Following Dates:


1.  May 15, 2018 - Briefing Full


2.  May 29, 2018 - Briefing Full


3.  June 12, 2018 - Briefing Full





JHA Covers All of Clayton County.  The following is the list of Cities and Zip Codes JHA Covers:

 College Park

 30337 * & 30349 *

 Conley

 30288

 Ellenwood

 30294 *

 Fayetteville

 30215 *

 Forest Park

 30297

 Hampton

 30228 *

 Jonesboro

 30236 *  &  30238 *

 Lake City

 30260

 Lovejoy

 30250

 Morrow

 30260

 Rex

 30273 *

 Riverdale

 30274  &  30296 *

 Stockbridge

 30281 *

* Zip codes may cross county lines. It is important to ask the landlord what county they pay taxes to

   IT MUST BE CLAYTON COUNTY!


You may also enter in your address to see if it is in Clayton County by clicking on the following link:

http://georgia.hometownlocator.com/maps/