About Winslow Public Housing Authority

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

The Winslow Public Housing Authority serves Winslow.

Winslow Public Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The City of Winslow Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing applications for families.

This housing authority manages 55 rental units (2 to 4 bedrooms each), located in the City of Winslow.

To apply for public housing you can obtain an application by stopping in their office during normal office hours, located at: 900 W. Henderson Square, Winslow, AZ. You can also have an application mailed to you by calling 928-289-4617, during normal office hours.

Once you have completed the application it can be hand delivered or mailed to the above address.

This housing authority does go by the preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: extremely low income families.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.ci.winslow.az.us/public-housing/4578866707, or by calling them during normal office hours at 928-289-3648, during normal office hours.

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Last Updated on 05/22/2015.


About the Winslow Public Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Winslow Public Housing Authority manages 129 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Tenant Protection
Vouchers 105 12
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $433 $598
Monthly Cost $45,509 $7,171

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.


Affordable Apartments near Winslow Public Housing Authority

200 Kathie Dr.
Painted Desert Apartments is a 48 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-3 bedroom apartments for rent in Winslow.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Winslow.
Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
4607 Coopertown Road Office #18
Winslow West Apartments is a low income housing apartment community that provides 1-3 bedroom apartments for rent in Winslow.
901 W Desmond St
Winslow Manor is a 42 unit low income housing apartment community in Winslow.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Project Based Rental Assistance Senior (62+) Accessible Units