Welcome to our site

The Housing Authority of the City of Americus serves Americus, Georgia, and other cities in the Sumter County, Georgia area.  We are located in southwest Georgia approximately 45 miles north of Albany, 65 miles southeast of Columbus, and 65 miles southwest of Macon.

About Us


The Housing Authority of Americus was established in August, 1946.  Since that time we have provided housing for low and moderate income families in Americus, Andersonville, Leslie, Plains, and the unincorporated areas of Sumter Co.

What we do!

Our Mission

The Housing Authority of Americus (HAA) is committed to providing quality, safe, and affordable housing to eligible families in an efficient, ethical, non-discriminatory and professional manner.  We will also partner with our residents and others to enhance the quality of life in our communities.  The HAA is committed to excellence in order to accomplish this mission.

Authority Profile

The Housing Authority is a quasi-governmental organization established under the laws of the State of Georgia, as authorized by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Americus.  We have a six member board of Commissioners.  They are:

William D. "Bill" Krenson, Jr.

Ricky Arnold

Daron Butler

Bobby L. Fuse, Jr.

Linda Dowdell-Pope

Delisa Bowen Resident Commissioner

Our key staff members are:

John C. "Cal" Anderson, Chief Executive Officer

George Edge, Manager of Housing

Gary Woods, Manager of Technical Services

Shelia DeLoach, Manager of Finance & Procurement 

Diana Roberts, Resident Services Coordinator

Pages to view!

Check out our News Page for up-to-date information about us.

Our DRAFT 2014 Agency Plan is available for review and comment.  Please click on the PHA Agency Plan tab to the left to go to this page and to download a copy of the draft plan.

Our Section 8 HCV program waiting list is closed effective 4/9/2014.