The Housing Authority of the City of New Bern Administrative Office and the Trent Court Office are moving to a new location:

1307 Tatum Drive

New Bern, NC 28563


The office will be closed from Thursday, July 29, 2021 and will reopen on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 8:00am in our new location.


If you are in need of assistance, please call 252-638-3663 or you may send an email to


Thank you for your patience during this time.

Our mission is to provide shelter for the citizens of our great city is a privilege that we do not take likely.  Our goal is to provide excellent customer service by treating all our public housing residents with care, compassion, respect, and dignity.  We commit to the same with our partners and stakeholders as we move forward in providing quality housing.  The goal of providing, decent, safe, sanitary, and quality housing is always in front and we strive for excellence in this service.

“It is hard to argue that housing is not a fundamental human need. Decent, affordable housing should be a basic right for everybody in this country. The reason is simple: without stable shelter, everything else falls apart.”



>> Learn more about renting affordable apartments through the

Housing Authority of the City of New Bern.

Photo courtesy: New Bern Sun Journal


Our Board of Commissioners

We have a dedicated team of individuals with a variety of talents and strengths who work together to make sure we maintain a strong, vibrant, and safe community.

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