The Inspections Department of the Housing Authority of the City of Winston-Salem provides professional inspections services for Public Housing, Affordable Housing, and the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program. The Housing Authority assists approximately 4,500 units under the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program, which are located throughout the City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.

HAWS officials, in partnership with various agencies and residents, have developed strong strategies to combat crime and enhance safety in our communities.  Through the use of computer technology and community networking the following safety techniques have been implemented: