Fayetteville Housing Authority
1 N. School Avenue
Fayetteville, Washington County, AR

479-521-3850 http://www.fayettevillehousingauthority.org/

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Fayetteville Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update January 22nd, 2016.

The Fayetteville Housing Authority (FHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The FHA offers one Public Housing community with 252 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 4 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the FHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 1 N School Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72701, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm CT, Monday-Thursday.
  2. Download a pre-application online here, then print and complete.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members; photo IDs for all adult household members; proof of all income; SSI verification (if receiving Social Security); benefit award letters (if receiving veteran, unemployment, workers compensation, or minor children benefits); (name and address of employer (if employed), address of child care provider (if you pay child care in order to work or attend school), assistance-statement of monthly amount (if receive transitional employment; verification of all assets; doctor's statement (if you require a live-in aide); two rental references; and three character references.

Preferences have not been identified.

Important note: Applicants will receive a confirmation number when either applying, or being placed on the waiting list, depending on housing authority policy. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.

If any of your application information changes from the time you submitted the original pre-application (such as contact information, income, and household members), inform the housing authority immediately. In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Please contact the housing authority to find out its policy on updating pre-application information.

For more information, visit the FHA website, or call the office at (479) 521-3850 from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Fayetteville Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 252 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Fayetteville Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Fayetteville Housing Authority is among the 49% of Arkansas housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Fayetteville Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 3/29/11 Plan
2008 8/27/08 Plan
2007 10/12/07 Plan
2006 7/26/06 Plan
2005 8/5/05 Plan
2004 8/6/04 Plan
2003 6/11/03 Plan
2002 9/5/02 Plan
2001 8/30/01 Plan
2000 12/4/00 Plan