Williams Housing Authority

620 W Sheridan Avenue
Williams, Coconino County, Arizona 86046

Williams Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 1st, 2021, Williams Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Williams Housing Authority serves Williams.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Williams Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Williams Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Williams Housing Authority Phone: (928) 635-4717.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Waiting List

As of July 2017, the Williams Housing Authority (WHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply: Pick up an application at the WHA office, located at 620 W. Sheridan Ave., Williams, AZ 86046.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered or mailed to the WHA office at the above address.

This waiting list has the following preferences: local resident and/or working,victim of domestic violence, elderly, disabled, or substandard living conditions.

For more information, call the WHA office at (928) 635-4717.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (928)635-4717.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/10/2017.

About Williams Housing Authority

Representatives of Williams Housing Authority may be available by phone at (928) 635-4717. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/01/2021, it is not known if Williams 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 Williams Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Williams Housing Authority manages 31 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 29 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $777 $800
Monthly Cost $22,522 $1,599

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Williams 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 24% having issued approximately 2 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 5 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 2.3 persons and has a household income of $13,372 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 45% 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

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 50% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% 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.

42% of households included children, 13% of which had two adults in the household. 34% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

21% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Williams Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 22% include at least one person with a disability. 40% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 63% 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 21% with 3 or more bedrooms. 13% 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 Williams Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $340 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $700. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $172.



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 Williams Housing Authority

Mountain View Homes

121 E Fulton Ave
Williams, Arizona