Kennett Housing Authority
900 Kennett St
Kennett, Dunklin County, MO


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Kennett Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update September 18th, 2015.

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

The KHA offers three Public Housing communities with 300 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms.

To apply, visit the KHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 900 Kennett St., Kennett, MO 63857, from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm CT, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, you must attend the appointment on the date noted by the KHA when the pre-application was picked up.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, and a government or state issued ID for all adult household members.

No preferences were noted.

For more information, call the KHA office at (573) 888-4612 from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Kennett Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 300 affordable rental units.

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

Kennett Housing Authority is among the 55% of Missouri 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 (, 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 Kennett Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 2/5/10 Plan
2008 2/4/08 Plan
2007 2/22/07 Plan
2006 5/8/06 Plan
2005 2/15/05 Plan
2004 5/18/04 Plan
2003 2/19/03 Plan
2002 2/28/02 Plan
2001 2/15/01 Plan
2000 8/8/00 Plan