About Us

Housing People Safely
For Over 40 Years

The Big Stone Gap Housing Authority provides affordable and safe housing opportunities to low and moderate income families, the elderly, veterans, and the disabled in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
We have served more than 150 low-income families and individuals while supporting healthy communities.
Contact us today to get your questions answered about the application process, eligibility guidelines, and available resources.

Our Mission

The Mission of the Big Stone Gap Redevelopment & Housing Authority is to promote and maintain the quality of living by providing safe and sanitary housing for low to moderate income citizens. In accomplishment of this goal, it has implemented management of three LIHTC properties. This mission shall be accomplished with respect, competency, and compassion toward everyone.

Board of Commissioners


George Polly

Vice Chairman

Kedric Meade II


Miranda Deboard
John Morrissey
Ron Prewitt

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About Our Town

Big Stone Gap is a small town with big stories. Our beautiful town is nestled in the Cumberland Mountains in Virginia. Residents and visitors alike refer to our town as having the quintessential Southern charm.
There’s something here for everyone: museums, biking and hiking trails, local eateries, kayaking, camping, drama productions, and more.
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Apply for Housing

Print Off Application Forms
Print off and fill out the housing application forms to be considered for one of our programs. Each program has a separate application process. Click the button to find the correct forms for the program you are interested.
Submit Forms
Send your completed application forms to us at bsgha@bsgha.org. You may also fax them to 276-523-5141 or drop them off at our office location of
170 Dogwood Terrace, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219.