Affordable Housing for Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Section 8 Housing Assistance

Although many housing authorities manage the Section 8 Program in their communities, the Athens Housing Authority does not. Any questions regarding the availability of Section 8 Housing, Section 8 Vouchers, or participating in the program as a landlord must be directed to:

Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Housing Assistance Program
1061 Dowdy Rd.
Athens GA 30606
Tel: (706) 369-5636 or
(706) 369-5634 (waiting list opening information)
1-888-318-0354 (out of area callers)


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