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Section 8 HCV
Click here for information on our Housing Choice Voucher program.
Section 8 HCV: Open
Public Housing
Click here for information on our Public Housing program.
Dayton Family: Closed
Dayton (Elderly/Disabled): Closed
Decatur Family: Open
Decatur (Elderly/Disabled): Open
Autumn Ridge Apartments: Open

Due to the current length of The Dayton Housing Authority's Public Housing Waiting list, effective December 1, 2023, we will no longer be accepting applications for any of our Public Housing units located in Dayton, TN. We will post on our website when these list become available again

Please check your email regularly as this the way we will contact you in regards to your application. Checking your email regularly will ensure that you are staying up to date and are receiving assistance in the order that you are on the waiting list and avoid any missed appointments or being removed from any waiting lists due to non-response.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED AT ANY TIME.

All of our programs currently have waiting lists. Please see below for current estimated waiting times:

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher:
Local Residents (Rhea, Bledsoe, McMinn, Meigs Counties): 3-6 months
State of Tennessee Residents: 24 months
Out of State Residents: 36+ months

Public Housing:
Local Residents (Rhea, Bledsoe, McMinn, Meigs Counties):
1 Bedroom: 18-24 months
2 Bedroom: 18-24 months
3 Bedroom: 18-24 months
4 Bedroom: 24 months
5 Bedroom: 36+ months
State of Tennessee Residents:
1 Bedroom: 36+ months
2 Bedroom: 36+ months
3 Bedroom: 36+ months
4 Bedroom: 36+ months
5 Bedroom: 36+ months
Out of State Residents:
1 Bedroom: 48+ months
2 Bedroom: 48+ months
3 Bedroom: 48+ months
4 Bedroom: 48+ months
5 Bedroom: 48+ months

Autumn Ridge Apartments: 9-12 months

Please understand these wait times are only estimates and may change at any time. Out of state residents may experience extended wait times beyond those estimated.

To start your application for housing, click the Start Application button.