Wilmington Housing Authority

G. Vernice Hamilton, Interim CEO
1524 S. 16th Street
Wilmington, NC
(910) 341-7700
(910) 341-7760

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 1036
Vouchers 2107
Total Units 3143

Latest News

1.26.22 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
In November 2020, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) was awarded a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to help our public housing authority (PHA) members better protect and serve vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. CLPHA conducted a competitive...
9.21.21 Members Making News
From the Port City Daily: After serving the the Wilmington Housing Authority since 2014, Katrina Redmon announced Aug. 4 she would resign as CEO effective Sept. 20, 2021. The authority’s board of commissioners announced Thursday it would appoint G. Vernice Hamilton as acting CEO upon Redmon’s...
5.12.21 Members Making News
Congratulations to the five CLPHA members that were each awarded $2.3 million HUD Jobs Plus Grants! The CLPHA members are:  Detroit Housing Commission (MI)  Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro (NC)  Wilmington Housing Authority (NC)...
5.11.21 Members Making News
From WWAY 3:  The Wilmington Housing Authority is making sure our oldest residents aren’t going without basic needs. The WHA distributed more than 200 basic needs baskets to senior residents with the help of the Wilmington Fire Department last Wednesday. The baskets included cleaning...
2.9.21 Awards/Grants, Press Release
Grants will help PHA residents with immediate and locally defined needs exacerbated by COVID-19    Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2021) -- The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its COVID Resident Support Grants. The...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
11.14.19 Members Making News
From Yahoo! Finance: Vitus, a national developer and owner of affordable housing, announced today that it is welcoming residents back into the newly restored Market North Apartments in Wilmington, North Carolina. Residents were originally forced to vacate the property after the apartments were...
8.8.19 Members Making News, Membership Spotlight
CLPHA’s Membership Spotlight features the outstanding work and achievements of our member public housing authorities - the nation’s largest and most innovative PHAs. Based on interviews with PHA executives, these brief profiles spotlight our members’ initiatives to strengthen their communities...
7.25.19 Members Making News
From WWAY TV: Wilmington will soon have more affordable housing options. Wilmington city leaders broke ground on the Dawson Lofts this morning. Twenty-four units will be built at the corner of 10th Street and Dawson Street. A two person household must make no more than $46,600 to qualify to...
7.11.19 Members Making News
From WECT 6: A ground breaking celebration will be held next week for Dawson Lofts, a new affordable apartment building in Wilmington. The Wilmington Housing Authority has started building a three-story apartment building that will hold a dozen single-bedroom units and a dozen two-bedroom...

Job Openings

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Housing and Economic Opportunities, Inc. (HEO), on behalf of the Housing Authority of the City of Wilmington, North Carolina (WHA), seeks proposals from qualified, experienced and capable developers, with financial strength and resources, who have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in...
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Posted on 5.21.21
Applications due by 7.15.21
Controller The Housing Authority of the City of Wilmington, North Carolina is accepting applications for  the Controller position. The Controller position is a hands-on and participative manager that will assume the responsibility for all day-to-day finance and reporting operations of the entity...
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Posted on 11.23.20
Applications due by 12.23.20
The Housing Authority of the City of Wilmington, North Carolina is accepting applications for  the following position: Procurement Coordinator. The Procurement Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, facilitating, expediting and executing procurement related task to for the Housing Authority...
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Posted on 9.27.20
Applications due by 10.28.20
Director of Housing Choice Voucher The Housing Authority of the City of Wilmington, NC is focused on the transformation of the affordable housing market in Southeastern North Carolina by bringing new and innovative approaches to the region’s housing market. GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE POSITION The...
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Posted on 6.5.20
Applications due by 7.5.20

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