345 Simpson Street
McDonough, GA
(770) 957-4494
McDonough Housing Authority
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(770) 957-4494
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Housing Authority of the City of McDonough, GA

FY 2020 Five Year Agency Plan And Annual Update FY 2020 – FY 2024

September 9, 2019

The Housing Authority of the City of McDonough, Georgia is updating its Public Housing Agency Plan for FFY 2020 in compliance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998. The Housing Authority will conduct a Public Hearing at 9:00 AM EDT on October 14, 2019 in the Housing Authority Main Office located at 345 Simpson Street, in McDonough, Georgia 30253. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to discuss the Agency Plan updates and to invite public comment regarding the FY 2020 Agency Plan and Annual update for the FY 2020 – FY 2024 Five-Year Action Plan. The proposed update for the 2020 Annual Plan and Five-Year Agency Action Plan update for FY 2020 – FY 2024 is on file and available for review at the Housing Authority Office. For additional information concerning the public hearing please call (770) 957-4494.

August 13, 2019

Update to the Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy

In accordance with 24CFR Chapter 966.3, The Housing Authority of the City of McDonough plans to amend the Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP) effective November 1, 2019. Please note that the thirty (30) days comment/ posting period will end September 14, 2019.

The public meeting will be held to discuss the proposed changes and to provide you with the opportunity to present verbal and/or written comments. The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the Willie F. Kimble Community Room of the McDonough Housing Authority, 345 Simpson Street, McDonough, GA. Please come to the meeting to better understand the proposed changes and to provide any comments that you may have. If you are unable to attend the public meeting, please submit your written comments by 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019.

The proposed ACOP is available for review and comment at the central office located at 345 Simpson Street, McDonough, GA 30253 between the hours of 7:00am and 5:30pm, Monday- Thursday.
Thank you,

Shanicki L. Burton
Executive Director

Welcome to McDonough Housing Authority

The McDonough Housing Authority (MHA) is a federally funded agency, operating independently of City government. We help provide low and moderate-income public housing for the City of McDonough and through partner programs, offer our residents opportunities to improve their lives. Let us know if we can help – explore the site for additional information or contact us directly at 770-957-4494.

The McDonough Housing Authority owns and operates 118 units of conventional public housing located at three sites: Lamar Point, located off Lewis Street, Hooten Street Apartments, and Weaver-Thurman Crossing, located off Church Circle. Our apartments are all brick construction, with central heat and air conditioning. The interior of the units are fitted with Energy Star-rated appliances. Washer and dryer connections come standard at Lamar Point and Weaver- Thurman Crossing, while only the two and three bedroom units have washer hookups at Hooten Street Apartments. All of our housing developments are in close proximity to employment centers, religious and educational institutions, and recreational and cultural amenities.

The McDonough Housing Authority does not operate a Section 8 program.  That program is handled through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, and can be reached at:

Georgia Department of Community Affairs
60 Executive Park South, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (404) 679-4940
Main Website: DCA Main Website
Voucher Program: DCA Voucher Program
Regional Office Map: DCA Regional Office Map

MHA is a smokefree public housing authority

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