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Contact Information

Front Desk/General Information                                                              706-378-3949

Sandra D. Hudson, Executive Director                                                    706-378-3940             

Hannah Phillips, Executive Assistant                                                        706-368-5726             

Madonna Murphy, Director of Housing                                                   706-252-4636            

Human Resources Coordinator                                                                706-378-3941             

Adult Education Program                                                                         706-368-5738

Ashland Park                                                                                               706-290-1040

Park Homes RAD Property Manager                                                        706-291-3028                       

Willingham Village RAD Property Manager                                            706-291-3027                       

Admissions, Public Housing                                                                     706-378-3945

Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 office                                              706-235-0247

EnVision Center                                                                                         706-978-1559

Deidre Brown, Public Housing FSS Coordinator                                    706-368-8931                       

Housing Choice Voucher FSS Coordinator                                             706-291-3030                       

ROSS Coordinator                                                                                     706-232-8633                       

Elaina Beeman, Project SOAR Coordinator                                            706-291-3031            

Appalachian Housing Counseling Agency                                             706-378-9917                       

TDD Line                                                                                                    706-291-4097 ext. 1140

Housing Discrimination Hotline                                                               1-800-669-9777

NWGHA Reporting Hotline**                                                                   706-378-3942


**This is a non-emergency, unmonitored line for reporting criminal activity, drug activity, disturbances, and issues with NWGHA employees not following its Customer's First Pledge. Do not use for calling in emergencies or work orders.

Job Openings 

UPDATED: April 25, 2024


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Status: Full-time


Status: Full-time   

Pay: $18/hr

(2) ASSISTANT PROPERTY MANAGER (High Rise 1) & (Rockmart/Cave Springs)

Status: Full-time     

Pay: $16/hr   

(7) MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (High Rise 1), (John Graham Homes), (Amp 6,9, Hannah's Place), (Main High), (Rockmart), (AMP 1 & 8), (Willingham RAD) & (AMP 3 - Main High)

Must have valid drivers license & GED/HS

Status: Full-time       

Pay: $18/hr & On-Call pay

(5) ASSISTANT MAINTENANCE MECHANICS (Park Homes), (Rockmart/Cave Springs), (AMP 6/9/Hannahs Place), (HR1 RAD) & (AMP 2 - John Graham Homes)

Must have valid drivers license & GED/HS

Status: Full-time

Pay: $16/hr


Status: Full-time

(2) PT COOK (Rome) & (Rockmart Children's Academy)

Status: Part-time

Pay: $10-12/hr


POST Certified

Status: Full-time

Pay: $35/hr

If interested in any of the above positions, please visit our office at 326 W. 9th Street, Rome, GA 30165 between 8 am and 5 pm to complete an application or drop off a resume.  If you have any questions, contact Maria King, HR Coordinator at 706-378-3941 or

Rev. 3/1/24

Section 3 Job Openings

The purpose of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968, ensures that employment and other economic opportunities be directed, to the greatest extent possible, to low and very-low income individuals. Section 3 requirements apply to all contractors and subcontractors working on projects funded by public housing assistance. NWGHA residents who are interested in being certified and made ready as a Section 3 employee must complete the "Section 3: Eligibility for Preference Application." ​It is available at each Property Manager's office, or it can be printed off using the link below. NWGHA residents are automatically qualified as Section 3 residents, but would still need to complete this required form. In addition to NWGHA residents, individuals who live in Rome, Georgia and Rockmart, Georgia and whose income falls within the guidelines for low or very low income may also qualify as a Section 3 resident. After filling out the required form, interested individuals should check NWGHA job openings to obtain information about possible employment opportunities made available through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA). 

Employment Benefits

While we offer a competitive compensation plan, these benefits are an integral part of our total compensation, and we continuously explore services that can enhance our program. NWGHA and Human Resources are committed to providing employees a work atmosphere that is safe, healthy, and secure, while establishing, administering, and effectively communicating sound policies, rules, and practices. 


NWGHA provides a quality, comprehensive and competitive benefits package for both immediate and long-term needs. Most benefits begin 90 days after your hire date. Eligible employees have access to the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Short & Long-term disability plans

  • Retirement plan, 401(A)

  • Employee Assistance program

  • YMCA membership discount

  • Employee job training

  • Paid time off


These generous benefits are reviewed regularly to maintain the quality service our employees deserve. NWGHA reserves the right to modify any and/or all components of the company's work life and benefit plans at the sole discretion of management. Changes may occur without notice. All benefits are in compliance with the plan documents and policies. 

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