Housing Authority of the City of Covington, Georgia
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Serving the City of Covington and Newton County, Georgia
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07/14/2015 - Accepting applications July 21-23

The Covington Housing Authority will be accepting applications July 21-23 for all bedrooms (2-5). 1 bedrooms applications accepted for elderly and handicapped persons only. You can pick up your application before July 21 at 5160 Alcovy Rd., Covington, GA 30014.


Application Information

Applications will be taken from the 21st through the 23rd of the month, Tuesday through Thursday from 9:30 - 11:30 am and from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. No applications will be taken on Monday or Friday.

Click here to download the form.

You will need to bring the following information:

  1. Proof of all income for everyone to be listed on the application (working income, welfare, unemployment, social security, SSI, child support, retirement, etc.). A form needs to be picked up at the housing authority office if anyone is employed. No check stubs or checks are allowed for any income verification.
  2. Original certified birth certificates on every person to be listed on application.
  3. Original social security cards on every person to be listed on application.
  4. Original marriage license for all married couples.
  5. Attached forms have to be filled out completely.
  6. Criminal background check will be ordered by the housing authority and the fee for this is $10.00. This fee will need to be collected at the time of application. All applicants 18 years or older must pay for a criminal background check.


If you do not have all the above information, your application will not be taken. Everyone who is to be on the application who is 18 years of age or older needs to come to the appointment. We do ask that no children come to the interview.

The housing authority may suspend taking applications at any time.