Housing Authorities in Burke County, North Carolina

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Burke County, North Carolina, serving a population of 88,898 people in an area of 507 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 44,449 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 253 square miles.

In North Carolina, Burke County is ranked 33rd of 100 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 23rd of 100 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Burke County Housing Authorities

Find Burke County, North Carolina housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Morganton Housing Authority 100 Carolina Street Morganton, NC

Valdese Housing Authority 1402 Lydia Avenue Northwest Valdese, NC

About Burke County Housing Authorities

Burke County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Burke County, NC. Burke County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Burke County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Burke County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Burke County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Burke County Public Housing Statistics

Find Burke County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Burke County HUD Housing Programs
 Burke CountyNorth Carolina
Subsidized Units780123,396
Occupied %97.0%92.0%
People Per Unit1.92.2
People Total1,464249,340
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$259$282
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$484$540
Average Months on Wait List1121
Burke County Public Housing Programs
 Burke CountyNorth Carolina
Subsidized Units36826,204
Occupied %98.0%93.0%
People Per Unit2.22.3
People Total80355,999
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$247$256
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$548$575
Average Months on Wait List815
Burke County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Burke CountyNorth Carolina
Subsidized Units15526,769
Occupied %96.0%95.0%
People Per Unit1.51.9
People Total23546,928
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$249$246
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$455$545