Smithville Housing Authority
161 County Road F
Smithville, Clay County, MO


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

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

The SHA offers one Public Housing community with 106 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 3 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the SHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 161 County Road F, Smithville, MO 64089, from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.
  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 9:00 am until 2:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Birth certificates and Social Security Cards of all household members, driver's license or State ID of all adults, income verification from all sources, copy of divorce decree (if applicable), copy of award of custody (if applicable, and if not identified in the divorce decree).

No preferences were noted.

For more information, visit the SHA website, or call the office at (816) 532-3744 from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Smithville Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 106 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Smithville Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Smithville 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 Smithville Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 6/2/10 Plan
2008 7/2/08 Plan
2007 7/27/07 Plan
2006 7/7/06 Plan
2005 9/1/05 Plan
2004 8/12/04 Plan
2003 7/15/03 Plan
2002 6/13/02 Plan
2001 6/29/01 Plan
2000 8/7/00 Plan