Housing Authority of the City of McAlester
620 W Kiowa Avenue McAlester, OK 74501

918-423-3345

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of McAlester administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 274 affordable rental units. It also administers 73 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of McAlester is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of McAlester between Public Housing Units (79%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (21%) to that of all housing authorities in OK, Housing Authority of the City of McAlester has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in OK.

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

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority of the City of McAlester manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 41. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Rental does not have a passing score.

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

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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3

Public Housing Projects

274

Public Housing Units

73

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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