Housing Authority of the City of Hattiesburg
To promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.
What We Do
Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered single-family houses to Highrise apartments for elderly families. There are approximately 1.2 million households living in public housing units, managed by some 3,300 HAs. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers Federal aid to local housing agencies (HAs) that manage the housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford.
The Housing Authority of the City of Hattiesburg manages 296 public housing units. To apply for housing, call the occupancy office at 601-582-9955 to schedule an appointment for an application interview during normal office hours. Our occupancy office is located in the Robertson Place Apartments office. During application interview the following items must be provided: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.
Where We Provide Housing
Housing is available at Robertson Place Apartments and Briarfield Homes.
Services and Area Information
The public-school system is Hattiesburg Public School District.
The City of Hattiesburg has 29 parks, walking tracks and recreational facilities it maintains for the use and enjoyment by all citizens and visitors to Hattiesburg.
Housing locations are situated close to Hub City Transit lines.
Additional city information can be found at the City of Hattiesburg.
Coronavirus Policy & Information
With growing concern, uncertainty & stress regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), please know HHA considers this situation serious & will monitor developments.
Effective March 30th, HHA will be closed to the public.
Governor Tate Reeves has issued an Executive Order to “Shelter in Place” effective Friday, April 3rd at 5:00pm until Monday April 20th at 8:00am.
Please continue to check our website for updates.
Pre-Applications may be downloaded and mailed to P.O. Box 832, Hattiesburg MS 39403.
To help protect you & your family, we are monitoring the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations to ensure you receive the most up to date information we have. Click on these links for more information:
CDC.gov - About Coronavirus Disease 2019
What you need to know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Stop The Spread of Germs
Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019
What to do if you are sick with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)