Public Housing

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NEW!  Effective May 1, 2015, the Town's public housing admission policies have been modified as follows: 

  • Homelessness is included as a local preference priority
  • Establishment and consideration of criminal activity
  • Changes to the exclusionary period for applicants with criminal histories

For more information about the revised admission policies, see here

Contact Us

317 Caldwell Street Extension
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Phone; 919-968-2850
Fax: 919-932-2935


After Hours Emergency
Maintenance Service: 919-968-2855



Our mission is to provide decent, safe and affordable rental housing to Chapel Hill’s public housing families. We are committed to providing programs and services to help public housing families improve basic life skills and achieve economic independence.

 The Department manages 336 public housing apartments in 13 neighborhoods throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro.

 Equal Opportunity Housing

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