Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy
The approved Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policies and related procedures contained in this manual govern the admission to and the continued occupancy of public housing units and developments operated by the Housing Authority of the City of Greenville, Greenville, North Carolina.
These Policies and Procedures encompass requirements set forth by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and comply with all Federal, State, and Local Laws, Rules, and Regulations governing Fair Housing, Non-Discrimination, and Equal Opportunity. Any changes in any such laws, rules, or regulations shall take precedent, and as such, shall supersede any policy or procedure herein.
The Policies and Procedures in this manual have been designed to ensure that the Housing Authority of the City of Greenville shall effectively meet the needs of limited-income families in providing safe, decent, sanitary, drug-free, and affordable housing which will be a suitable living environment that fosters social diversity and promotes self-sufficiency and economic independence for all residents. These specific procedures and general guidelines have been established and adopted by the Housing Authority of the City of Greenville Board of Commissioners to guide the PHA staff in determining eligibility for admission to and the continued occupancy of PHA developments, and are to be considered binding upon applicants, residents, and PHA staff, alike. Changes to any policies, procedures, or guidelines in this manual shall only be made by resolution adopted by the Board of Commissioners.
It is the stated policy of the Housing Authority of the City of Greenville to ensure equal opportunity and treatment of all applicants and residents. Specifically, the PHA shall not, because of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, familial status, age, or disability, deny any family or individual an opportunity to make application for, or receive, assistance for housing operated or maintained by this Authority
Adopted this 25th day of June, 2012, by the Housing Authority of the City of Greenville Board of Commissioners.