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Public Housing

Rental Apartments
The ACHA manages 477 public housing apartments in 4 different locations.  These apartments are for the family, individuals, senior citizens, handicapped and/or disabled.  Applications for housing can be picked up at 2110 County Road, Alexander City, AL Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm, or downloaded from our website.  Applications will only be accepted by appointment.  Appointments can be set up at the time the application is picked up or by calling the Alexander City Housing Authority office at (256) 329-2201.  All applications must be completely filled out and the applicant must have all necessary documents in order for application to be accepted and processed.  Applications will not be accepted by mail. 
Security Services
Creating and providing safe communities is an important focus of the ACHA. Our highly trained investigative/security unit is on the job seven days a week, 12 hours a day, patrolling the neighborhoods and working to provide each resident with the safest communities possible. In close cooperation with the City Police Department and the County Sheriff's Department, the ACHA Investigative Unit is here for the residents protection and to assist residents whenever necessary. They are also here to rid our neighborhoods of undesirables who cause trouble and destroy the peaceful atmosphere that exist without them. If you want to live in a safe community, these are your friends.

Property Information
  1. Springhill Community                                                                                                                                                                                                                160 apartments, built 1969, one and two story, one, two, three, four bedroom, four fully handicapped accessible units, youth and adult services facility, playground, central heat and air conditioning, all electric.
  2. Gunter Circle
    50 apartments, senior citizens only, built 1969, one story, one and two bedrooms, senior citizen community center, laundromat, central heat and air conditioning, all electric.
  3. Jefferson Heights Community
    77 apartments, built 1983, all but 10 for senior citizens, one, two, three and four bedroom, one story, six fully handicapped accessible units, community center, central maintenance facility, playground, laundromat, central heat and air conditioning, all electric.
  4. Laurel Heights Community
    190 senior and family apartments, one and two story, built 1969, youth and adult services center, playground, three fully handicapped accessible units, central heat and air conditioning, all electric.
Maintenance Support
The ACHA has qualified and trained maintenance and contract staff who are there for all your repair needs. Maintenance personnel are well trained and dedicated to providing each resident prompt and courteous service Monday through Friday from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. Emergency service after normal working hours is also provided on a daily basis with staff on call 24 hours a day. All apartments are outfitted with the latest modern equipment that is energy efficient and easy to operate. Every apartment at the ACHA is equipped with all electric appliances including range, vent hood, frost-free refrigerator, water heater and central heat and air.