Graham Housing Authority

HUD’s mission is to ensure Americans have access to fair, affordable housing and opportunities to achieve self-sufficiency, thereby strengthening our communities and nation. Graham Housing Authority strives to provide safe, decent and sanitary rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

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About Us

With facilities to meet many needs, the Housing Authority welcomes you to quality living. We have a total staff of 17 and offer the following programs:

  • Public Housing: 170 renovated and affordable apartments located in 13 neighborhoods in Graham, NC, which offer quality living for low-income seniors and families alike.
  • Section 8 New Construction, Ralph Clayton Homes: 100 one and two-bedroom units for low-income elderly and disabled families
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher: Provides rental assistance for very low-income families in the private market. Program participants normally owe no more than 30% of monthly adjusted income towards rent and utilities. The housing assistance payment subsidizes the balance of the rent to the property owner.
2-Bedroom Units

Graham Housing Authority History

founders of the Graham Housing Authority

1966: Incorporated

1969: GHA is established

1969: 100 units opened; Main St. was the first site, followed by Hill St., North St., Oakley St., and the properties on Ray and Gilbreath Streets.

1974: The Housing Choice Voucher program was established. GHA started with 100 vouchers. Now, our vouchers total more than 1,000!

1979: Ralph Clayton Homes (Cates Circle) broke ground. This added 100 units designated for elderly and disabled tenants.

1983: The final 70 units were opened at Sarah Williams, Field St., Market St., and Creekside Ct, which brings us to 170 total Public Housing units for Graham.

map of Graham housing

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 88
Graham, NC 27253

Office Address:
109 East Hill St.
Graham, NC 27253

Phone: 336-229-7041

Fax: 336-227-0561

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