The NWHA waiting list changes often. Please call to find out your position on the waiting list. If you have applied for housing but have not came to orientation, you have not been added to the waiting list. Please wait until after orientation to call about your current position.
Below are the number of applicants awaiting housing.
Bedrooms # of Applicants
Last updated July 14th, 2021
Application Process and Procedures:
Applicants can expect a letter of approval or denial within 2-3 weeks of application date. If you have not received a letter within 3 weeks please call the office to discuss your application.
Applicants are not considered approved until receipt of approval letter.
Please note that if you are denied housing you have the option to request a hearing with our director within 10 days of the date on your letter.
If you fail to request a hearing, within 10 days, your application will become inactive and you will be required to reapply for housing consideration.
Preference will be given to applicants who:
1. Receive SSI, SSA or Disability Income.
2. Are 62 years of age or older.
3. Have been working in North Wilkesboro city limits for at least the past 4 months (must be working at date of housing to receive preference)
If you have any questions regarding our application process or waiting list please call or come by and we will be glad to assist you.