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Winslow Public Housing Authority

900 Henderson Square
Winslow, Navajo County, Arizona 86047

Winslow Public Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 7th, 2021, Winslow Public Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Winslow Public Housing Authority serves Winslow.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Winslow Public Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Winslow, Arizona Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Winslow Public Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to 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.

Winslow Public Housing Authority Website: http://www.winslowaz.gov.

Winslow Public Housing Authority Phone: (928) 289-4617.

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 City of Winslow Housing Authority (CWHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications.

To apply: Pick up an application at the CWHA office, located at 900 W Henderson St, Winslow, AZ 86047, from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the above address during business hours.

This waiting list has the following preferences: extremely low income families.

It is not known how applicants are placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the CWHA website, or call the office at (928) 289-4617.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (928)289-4617.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/10/2017.

Other Winslow Public Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Winslow, Arizona Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Winslow Public Housing Authority (WPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted on September 30, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Application method has not yet been confirmed.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the WPHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WPHA public notice on February 17, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Winslow, Arizona.

Last Updated on 02/17/2021.

About Winslow Public Housing Authority

More information about Winslow Public Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.winslowaz.gov.

Representatives of Winslow Public Housing Authority may be available by phone at (928) 289-4617. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Office Hours

Open today from 7:30am to 4:30pm MT.

Day Hours
Monday 7:30am-4:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am-4:30pm
Thursday 7:30am-4:30pm
Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
HCV Portability Status

As of 05/07/2021, it is not known if Winslow 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 Winslow Public Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Winslow Public Housing Authority manages 104 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2020:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 87 13 4
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $494 $562 $1,027
Monthly Cost $42,946 $7,312 $4,109

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Winslow 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 8% having issued approximately 15 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 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 16 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 $12,429 per year. 86% of households were very low income (VLI) and 55% were extremely low income (ELI). 26% 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 72% 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, 43% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 29% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 25% 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.

47% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 46% of households with children have a female head of household. 87% of all households were headed by a female.

50% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 8% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Winslow Public Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 34% include at least one person with a disability. 56% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 80% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

16% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 47% with 3 or more bedrooms. 38% 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 Winslow Public Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $343 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $615. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $163.



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 Winslow Public Housing Authority

Northwest Square

801 N Alfred Ave
Winslow, Arizona