Eufaula Housing Authority

737 S Orange Avenue
Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama 36072

Eufaula Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Eufaula, Alabama that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of February 21st, 2020, Eufaula Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Eufaula Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Eufaula Housing Authority serves Eufaula.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Eufaula Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Eufaula Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Eufaula Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Eufaula Housing Authority (EHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open

Eufaula, AL is about 85 miles southeast of Montgomery, AL.

To apply:

  • Complete the online application here.
  • Pick up an application at the EHA office, located at 737 South Orange Ave., Eufaula, AL 36027, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address above on the third Tuesday of the month, during normal office hours.

Be sure to include these documents when submitting the pre-application: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

There are no preferences.

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

For more information, visit the EHA website, or call the office at (334) 687-2029.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (334)687-2451.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/13/2017.

About Eufaula Housing Authority

More information about Eufaula Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://eufaulahousing.com/.

Representatives of Eufaula Housing Authority may be available by phone at (334) 687-2451. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/21/2020, it is not known if Eufaula Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Eufaula Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Eufaula Housing Authority manages 318 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 317 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $315 $312
Monthly Cost $99,840 $312

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Eufaula 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 20% having issued approximately 17 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 16 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $13,276 per year. 85% of households were very low income (VLI) and 51% were extremely low income (ELI). 32% 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 68% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 52% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

48% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 47% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

83% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 82% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Eufaula Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 35% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 30% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

15% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 46% with 2 bedrooms and 39% with 3 or more bedrooms. 41% 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 Eufaula Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $305 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $404. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $169.



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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Eufaula Housing Authority

Chattahoochee Courts

1700 S Randolph Ave
Eufaula, Alabama

Western Heights

1 Reeves Dr
Eufaula, Alabama