Randy Smale
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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

To be eligible for Section 8 assistance, a family must be income-eligible, and must complete an application at the Johnston County HAPP office.  All heads of households must be at least 18 years old.  No household member can have a violent or drug-related criminal record within the past three years of becoming eligible on the waiting list.

To initially be income-eligible, the family's annual gross income cannot exceed the following income limits.  This is based on household family size.

 Family Size Income Limit
1 $28,100
2 $32,100
3 $36,100
4 $40,100
5 $43,350
6 $46,550
7 $49,750
8 $52,950

Effective 4/14/17

The only exceptions to the above income limits for determining eligibility are:

* Continuously assisted under the public housing or Section 8 programs;

* Non-purchasing households in the following homeownership programs: HOPE 1, HOPE 2, or other HUD-assisted multifamily home ownership programs covered under 24 CFR 284.173;

* Displaced as a result of the prepayment of a mortgage or voluntary termination of a mortgage insurance contract.