Housing Authorities in Wilkes County, North Carolina

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Wilkes County, North Carolina, serving a population of 68,525 people in an area of 755 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 34,262 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 377 square miles.

In North Carolina, Wilkes County is ranked 25th of 100 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 37th of 100 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Wilkes County Housing Authorities

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


North Wilkesboro Housing Authority 101 Hickory Street North Wilkesboro, NC

Wilkesboro Housing Authority 215 West South Street Wilkesboro, NC

About Wilkes County Housing Authorities

Wilkes 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 Wilkes County, NC. Wilkes County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Wilkes County Housing Board.

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

Wilkes County Public Housing Statistics

Find Wilkes 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.

Wilkes County HUD Housing Programs
 Wilkes CountyNorth Carolina
Subsidized Units877123,396
Occupied %97.0%92.0%
People Per Unit2.02.2
People Total1,686249,340
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$263$282
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$437$540
Average Months on Wait List1221
Wilkes County Public Housing Programs
 Wilkes CountyNorth Carolina
Subsidized Units24926,204
Occupied %99.0%93.0%
People Per Unit2.62.3
People Total64655,999
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$258$256
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$452$575
Average Months on Wait List415
Wilkes County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Wilkes CountyNorth Carolina
Subsidized Units12626,769
Occupied %96.0%95.0%
People Per Unit1.01.9
People Total12746,928
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$264$246
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$346$545