City of Douglas Public Housing Authority

425 E. 10th Street
Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona 85607

City of Douglas Public Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Douglas, Arizona that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of February 24th, 2020, City of Douglas Public Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Douglas, Arizona Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List has opened and is accepting applications now. The waiting list is scheduled to close on April 30th, 2020.

City of Douglas Public Housing Authority serves Douglas.

Waiting List Statuses
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Douglas, Arizona Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

Open City of Douglas Public Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Now: Douglas, Arizona Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The City of Douglas Public Housing Authority (CDPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted from February 3, 2020 at 8:00 am, until April 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm MT.

To apply during the opening period, applications will be received at the City of Douglas Housing Department, located at 425 10th Street, Douglas, Arizona. Monday through Friday (except holidays), from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Veterans
  • Disability
  • Working
  • Involuntary Displacement
  • Victims of Domestic Violence

Further explanation of each preference can be found here, on Page 44 and 45.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the CDPHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Arizona Newspapers Association website, and the CDPHA website as of January 30, 2020.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (520) 417-7385.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 02/04/2020.

About City of Douglas Public Housing Authority

More information about City of Douglas Public Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.douglasaz.gov/237/Housing.

Representatives of City of Douglas Public Housing Authority may be available by phone at (520) 417-7385. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/24/2020, it is not known if City of Douglas Public 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 City of Douglas Public Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, City of Douglas Public Housing Authority manages 182 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 Tenant Protection
Vouchers 179 3
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $351 $353
Monthly Cost $62,783 $1,060

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Douglas Public 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 10% having issued approximately 17 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 7 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 1.9 persons and has a household income of $11,270 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 22% 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 76% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 26% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 52% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

30% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 25% of households with children have a female head of household. 72% of all households were headed by a female.

97% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with -1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the City of Douglas Public Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 29% include at least one person with a disability. 43% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 59% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

29% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 44% with 2 bedrooms and 27% with 3 or more bedrooms. 34% 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 City of Douglas Public Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $273 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $451. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $139.



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.