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The Phenix City Housing Authority has implemented Rent Café, software that will promote improved communication with you and increase efficiency in how PCHA operates. Click here to access Rent Café.

Register for a Fast, Easy Application with Rent Café

  • Save your application and log in at any time to continue.

  • Check the status of your applications.

  • Use your account with multiple applications.

To create your PCHA account, you must have a valid email address.  If you do not have a valid email, you will need to create one.  Below are links to access popular email providers.





To successfully complete the online application:

1. Please make sure you have answered all mandatory fields; mandatory fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). 

2. When selecting a  property to "apply for," you may choose

3. All information on this form must be complete and correct. False, incomplete, or misleading information could cause your household’s application to be declined.

4. Make sure to save and submit!

For our current Public Housing Residents and HCV Households, you should have received a letter with instructions to register for Rent Café.  If you have not yet registered, please do so as soon as possible by clicking HERE. 


If you have a disability that could affect your ability to come into the office, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation


To apply, you must be at least 19 years old or a dependent of the Head of the Household.
Preference in Public Housing is offered to

  • Catastrophic Involuntary Displacement  (Fire, Tornado, Hurricane)

  • Veterans of the Armed Services who are currently homeless

  • Working Families (the Head of the Household, spouse, or co-head must be employed at least 20 hours per week and must have been on the job for at least six months before admission, self-employed (must provide official IRS transcripts), attending school full time, participating in a job training program)

  • Elderly or Disabled

For more information about applying

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