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In preparation for Hurricane Florence, all Housing Authority City of Wilmington offices will close at noon on Wednesday, September 12th and will remain closed until further notice. 

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Updates will be posted on the following local media stations: Spectrum Channel 14, WWAY and WECT and on the Authority’s web page.







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Welcome to the Wilmington Housing Authority website. If you are a frequent visitor to the site you will notice that the website has been redesigned.  We hope that you will find it to be informative and easy to navigate.

We have attempted to provide all types of information about the Wilmington Housing Authority:  our goals and objectives, the services we provide, and opportunities for you, the public, to be involved in our mission.

The website features some of our recent successes.  In September 2008, we opened the doors to our new tax credit development, Robert R. Taylor Senior Homes and The Pointe at Taylor Estates.  Also, we received over 3 million dollars in additional capital funding to help modernize our public housing communities.  We will keep you updated on the process for the development of new properties and the revitalization of our existing properties. 

There have also been significant changes to our Housing Choice Voucher program.  We are now able to more effectively and consistently meet the needs of program participants.  We have included a web page specific to the HCV program that provides up to date information about the program.

So, take the time to explore the WHA website.  Tell us what you think.  We would love to hear from you.

Wilmington Housing Authority Mission Statement

The Wilmington Housing Authority’s mission is to provide quality, affordable housing in safe, attractive communities for the families we serve, thereby improving the quality of life for all residents of New Hanover County.

Wilmington Housing Authority Vision Statement

The Wilmington Housing Authority's ten year vision statement is to:

  • Expand our service area beyond Wilmington to include all of the
    unincorporated areas of New Hanover County.
  • Consistently transition a higher percentage of public and subsidized
    housing residents to permanent home ownership or non-subsidized
    housing, excluding seniors and the disabled, each year.
  • Build out to our current maximum of 1416 allowable public housing
  • Seek ways to serve as many families as possible with affordable