Ponca City Housing Authority
201 E Broadway Avenue
Ponca City, Kay County, OK

580-762-4445

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Ponca City Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on December 7th, 2015.

The Ponca City Housing Authority (PCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

Ponca City, OK is about 90 miles northwest of Tulsa, OK.

To apply, visit the PCHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 201 E Broadway Ave., Ponca City, OK 74601, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

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, bank statements, and proof of all income.

The PCHA does not have a preference.

Applicants will receive a confirmation number upon submitting the pre-application. 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.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

The wait time for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher is approximately 10 to 14 months.

For more information, call the PCHA office at (405) 466-2619 from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Ponca City Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update December 4th, 2015.

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


Please note: The wait time for Public Housing is approximately 4 to 6 months.

The PCHA offers one Public Housing community with 175 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 4 bedrooms.

To apply, visit the PCHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 201 E Broadway Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

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, bank statements, and proof of all income.

The PCHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, call the PCHA office at (405) 466-2619, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Ponca City Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 175 affordable rental units. It also administers 134 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Ponca City Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 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 Ponca City Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (57%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (43%) to that of all housing authorities in Oklahoma, Ponca City Housing Authority 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 Oklahoma.

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

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Ponca City Housing Authority scored an average of 90 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 79 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Oklahoma is 75.48.

Ponca City Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Oklahoma housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

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 Ponca City Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 3/4/10 Plan
2009 10/31/08 Plan
2008 11/13/07 Plan
2007 10/31/06 Plan
2006 1/26/06 Plan
2005 11/10/05 Plan
2004 9/15/04 Plan
2003 10/22/02 Plan
2002 12/7/01 Plan
2001 2/12/01 Plan
2000 5/11/00 Plan