About Flagstaff Housing Authority

The Flagstaff Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Flagstaff, Arizona.

The Flagstaff Housing Authority serves Flagstaff.

Flagstaff Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Flagstaff Housing Authority Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

The Flagstaff Housing Authority (FHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher is currently open. This waiting list opened on March 17, 2015, and is open indefinitely.

To apply, complete an application at the FHA main office, located at 3481 N. Fanning Dr, Flagstaff, AZ 86004, every second Tuesday of each month, from 8:30 am until 11:30 am MT.

This waiting list has the following preference: Homeless. Further explanation of this preference can be found on page 35 of the FHA Administrative Plan.

Please note: This Administrative Plan is dated 2011, and an up-to-date Administrative plan is not available on the FHA website. The preferences may have changed since that document was published.

Applicants will be placed on waiting list by date and time of the application is received, after sorting preferences.

For more information, visit the FHA website, or call the office at (928) 526-0002.

Last Updated on 05/11/2017.

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Flagstaff Housing Authority (FHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The FHA offers two Public Housing communities:

  • Siler Homes is a 2-5 bedroom community located in East Flagstaff.
  • Brannen Homes is a 1-4 bedroom community located in West Flagstaff.

To apply, complete an application at the FHA main office, located at 3481 N. Fanning Dr, Flagstaff, AZ 86004, from 8:30 am until 11:30 am; and from 1:30 pm until 4:30 pm MT, Monday-Friday.

This waiting list has the following preference: Living and/or working in Flagstaff.

Applicants will be placed on waiting list by date and time of the application is received, after sorting preferences.

For more information, visit the FHA website, or call the office at (928) 526-0002.

Last Updated on 05/11/2017.


About the Flagstaff Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Flagstaff Housing Authority manages 410 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 321 12 77
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $707 $652 $702
Monthly Cost $226,998 $7,820 $54,092

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Flagstaff 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 21% having issued approximately 20 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 31 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $13,374 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 67% were extremely low income (ELI). 32% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 57% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 23% 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.

39% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 35% of households with children have a female head of household. 70% of all households were headed by a female.

46% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 4% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Flagstaff Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 28% include at least one person with a disability. 45% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 74% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

39% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 39% with 2 bedrooms and 22% with 3 or more bedrooms. 14% 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 Flagstaff Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $323 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $896. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $125.



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 Operated by Flagstaff Housing Authority

3330 E Elder Drive
Siler Homes is a 128 unit low income housing apartment community in Flagstaff.
E. Brannen Circle
Brannen Homes is a 137 unit low income housing apartment community in Flagstaff.
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Affordable Apartments near Flagstaff Housing Authority

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