About Enterprise Housing Authority

The Enterprise Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Enterprise, Alabama.

The Enterprise Housing Authority serves Enterprise.

Enterprise Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

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

To apply, pick up a pre-application at the EHA office, located at 391 Mildred St., Enterprise, AL 36330, during normal office hours.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the EHA office at the address above, during normal office hours.

No preferences have been identified.

For more information, call the EHA office at (334) 347-2538.

Summary

  • What: Enterprise Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • How To Apply:
    • In Person Application

Last Updated on 10/15/2015.

Enterprise Housing Authority Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

The Enterprise Housing Authority (EHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

To apply, pick up a pre-application at the EHA office, located at 391 Mildred St., Enterprise, AL 36330, during normal office hours.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the EHA office at the address above, during normal office hours.

No preferences have been identified.

For more information, call the EHA office at (334) 347-2538.

Last Updated on 10/15/2015.


About the Enterprise Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Enterprise Housing Authority manages 171 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 170 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $320 $384
Monthly Cost $54,329 $384

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Enterprise Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 38% having issued approximately 5 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 7 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $13,327 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 64% were extremely low income (ELI). 41% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 55% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

9% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 57% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, -1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

60% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 60% of households with children have a female head of household. 95% of all households were headed by a female.

69% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 61% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Enterprise Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 12% include at least one person with a disability. 25% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 42% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

12% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 52% with 2 bedrooms and 36% with 3 or more bedrooms. 28% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Enterprise Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $313 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $422. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $142.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Affordable Apartments near Enterprise Housing Authority

1225 James Dr
Port Mayaca Terrace is a 30 unit low income housing apartment community in Enterprise.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Project Based Rental Assistance Senior (62+) Accessible Units
101 Cinema Dr
Mikie Walding Apartments is a 32 unit low income housing apartment community in Enterprise.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
201 Apache Dr
Meadowbrook Apartments is a 66 unit low income housing apartment community in Enterprise.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance