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Physical Address:
HAPP Building
107 Johnston Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1515
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-989-5070
Fax: 919-989-5421
Housing Assistance Payments Program

The Johnston County Housing Assistance Payment Program (HAPP) is a federally funded program that offers Section 8 rental assistance to low-income families. A family that is issued a housing voucher is responsible for finding suitable housing.  Families can rent houses, mobile homes, or apartments.  Rental units must meet minimum standards of health and safety as required by HUD.

A housing subsidy is paid to the landlord directly by the PHA on behalf of the participating family.  The family then pays the difference between the actual rent charged by the landlord and the amount subsidized by the program.

At the Current time the Waiting List is Closed.      

More information about HAPP may be obtained by visiting the HAPP office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or calling 919-989-5070.  The HAPP office is located near the Johnston County Courthouse at 107 Johnston Street, Smithfield, NC.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to click on the link "CONTACT THE HAPP OFFICE" located below, to send us an email with your question. 

  • How to Get to the HAPP Office
  • HAPP Newsletter
  • Eligibility
  • Mission Statement
  • HAPP Staff
  • Contact the HAPP Office
  • USDA Rural Development
  • Apartments based on Income and Handicap Apartments in Johnston County
  • Information for Landlords
  • Check your position on the Section 8 Waiting List