Section 8 Program

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is accepting
applications at this time.

The Gastonia Housing Authority (GHA) Section 8 program will continue to accept applications. Applications will be accepted Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9AM – 5PM. The waiting list will close at 5PM Thursday, August 6, 2015. Forms are available at our Administrative Offices or can be downloaded from our website. Applications may be submitted in person, by mail, or by e-mail to The Gastonia Housing Authority central office is located at 340 W. Long Ave., Gastonia, NC. For additional information, please visit our website at

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Applications are being accepted for Dallas High School (age 62 and older OR age 55 and older in need of supportive services) and Gateway Village (age 62 and older).
Section 8 F.A.Q.
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Where is the Section 8 office located?
What does the Section 8 Program provide?
What do I need to apply for Section 8 Housing Assistance?
What happens once my application has been submitted?
What preferences have been established by the Gastonia Housing Authority?
Can I, as an applicant call to check on the status of my application?
What happens if my information changes after my application has been submitted?
My position changed on the waiting list. What happened?
NOTE:  Any correspondence from the Gastonia Housing Authority does not guarantee that you will be issued a voucher.  You must meet all screening criteria that the Gastonia Housing Authority uses to determine if you will be issued a voucher.