​​​Morristown Housing Authority

(Morristown, Tennessee)

Copyright © Morristown Housing Authority. All rights reserved.

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(Closed for lunch 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.)

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon 

​​CDC Information: Corona Virus



EFFECTIVE Monday, 3/16/2020

In an effort to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), MHA will temporarily modify the application process. Required application forms will be mailed to those who submit an online application once your name is near the top of the waiting list. Completed forms & supporting documents can be returned to the MHA main office drop  box or by mail. This procedure will remain in effect until further notice. 

The online application will begin your process.

You may begin your application here or click "Apply" at the top of the page.

Holiday Closings

​5/31/2021 -- Memorial Day

​7/5/2021 -- Independence Day

​9/6/2021 -- Labor Day


HUD passed new regulation requiring all Housing Authorities to implement "smoke-free" policies by

July 1, 2018.

Click the header link above for additional information. 

WAITING LISTS (wait times vary)

Public Housing: OPEN

HCV (Section 8): OPEN

INCOME LIMITS (updated April 2021)

Public Housing Counties:Hamblen, Jefferson (White Pine only) Hancock

[see Low Income Limits]

Section 8 (HCV) Counties: Hamblen,Jefferson,  Grainger (Bean Station only), Cocke, &  Greene

[See Very Low Income Limits]

Verification documents & forms must be done during application hours:

Monday-Thursday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. 

  • Special appointments will be available  to accommodate work or school schedules.
  • Those applying from a city/county  more than one hour ​away must contact the office within 5 business days​ to arrange a phone interview.

The online application will begin your process.

You may begin your application here or click "Apply" at the top of the page.

Please visit Upcoming Events under the Public Housing tab to stay informed of available activities for MHA residents!

600 Sulphur Springs Road, Morristown TN 37813 
Phone: (423)586-5115 / TTY: (800)848-0298 
Fax: (423) 586-3014

January Board Meeting Recording

​Passcode: aJ3X!ys$

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The regular board meeting of the Morristown Housing Authority Board of Commissioners is scheduled for

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 at 12:00 P.M.

Pursuant to TN Executive Order No. 71, signed by Governor Bill Lee, the Morristown Housing Authority will conduct this meeting using telephone and online communications due to COVID-19. The public may access this meeting by computer/tablet/smartphone using Zoom or via phone by dialing into the toll-free number below and entering the meeting code.


Join the meeting with ZOOM or call in toll-free to 929-436-2866
Meeting ID: 946 1743 3720 Passcode: 321750

Anyone having problems accessing the meeting can contact Sarah Wisecarver at 423-586-5115 ext. 8024 during the meeting for assistance being connected.


Please see the Resident Information screen under the Public Housing menu  for maintenance procedures during the temporary closing. 

Office Hours


​9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

(closed for lunch 12:30-1:30)


Public Housing and Rental Assistance Applications

​Applications should be submitted online only through our website. 

MORRISTOWN HOUSING AUTHORITY does not require an application fee.

Click here ​for application information and instructions. 

If you require assistance with submitting an application, please call (423)586-5115 to schedule an appointment. Our office is located at 600 Sulphur Springs Road, Morristown TN 37813