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Bessemer Public Housing Application


Public Housing Applications will be taken at
Jefferson County Housing Authority
4501 Little Drive, Bessemer, Alabama 35022

On Tuesday, February 21, 2023, you may pick up a Public Housing Application from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and ending March 20, 2023 or you may print the application from this page. Please also make sure to print this page, so you know what you have to bring to your appointment (details below).

The applications are for the following sites: Terrace Manor I & II & Oak Ridge: 3 BEDROOM ONLY.

Applying for Public Housing

You must call to make an appointment to bring the application back for processing. You MUST have the following documentation WITH you at your appointment. All members of the applicants' family 18 and older must be present at the application interview. We do not accept faxed/mailed applications.

  • We CANNOT accept an application without proper Identification.
  • Valid state driver's license, State ID or Military ID for each household member 18 years and older. (Copies are NOT acceptable)
  • Original birth certificates for each family member (Copies are NOT acceptable)
  • Original Social Security Cards for each family member (Copies are NOT acceptable)
  • Marriage Certificate and/or Divorce Decree, Statement of Separation (whichever applies)
  • Name and Mailing address of current employer
  • Verification of current income- 3 consecutive paystubs (SS, SSI, TANF, Food Stamps, Child Support, Unemployment, etc.)
  • Name and address of current childcare provider
  • Correct names and addresses of current and former Landlords, for the past five years

NOTE: No application will be accepted if ALL required documentation is not submitted at the time of the interview.

Bessemer Public Housing Application

Questions: Contact Rowena Gamble at 205.426.8950.

Directions to Bessemer Office:

Take I-20/59 to exit 110 (Alabama Adventure Parkway) turn onto the Parkway going toward Watermark Outlet get in left lane then turn on Prince Street (you will see a sign that says Designer Outlets) turn left. Go to the top of the hill to the "STOP" sign and turn right onto Little Drive. Go one block turn right for office.

(In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Jefferson County Housing Authority will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities ONLY at 3700 Industrial Parkway.)