Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers Federal aid to local housing agencies that manage the housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford.
The Housing Authority of Abbeville currently manages a total of forty one, two and three bedroom duplex apartments located on two sites. Applications for housing can be obtained from the Adminstrative office at 194 Ash Drive, Abbeville, Alabama 36310. Office hours are Monday: Noon to 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Phone: 334.585.2165; Fax: 334.585.1777.
The Abbeville Housing Authority meets the second Tuesday of every month at 9:30 a.m. in the Administrative office of the Housing Authority located at 194 Ash Dr., Abbeville. Tom Wachs is the Executive Director. The following are the appointees to this Authority:
|Ron Abernathy||Chairman||10/23/10 – 11/3/15|
|Charles Woodham||11/06/11 – 11/3/16|
|Mae Daniels||Resident Board Member||10/29/09 – 11/3/19|
|Cher Marvel||Vice Chairman||11/03/08 – 11/03/18|
|Andy Bush||11/2/12 – 11/3/17|