Caraway Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Caraway, Arkansas.

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Open Until Further Notice: Caraway Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Caraway Housing Authority (CHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.The CHA offers one Public Housing community with 50 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to three bedrooms.Please note: This waiting list has preferences. This means that applicants who qualify for these preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of there preferences, it is likely applicants who do qualify will have a long wait to receive assistance, or will not receive assistance from this office.To apply, visit the CHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 325 E Missouri St., Caraway, AR 72419, from 7:00 am until 5:30 pm CT, Monday-Thursday.Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 7:00 am until 5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.The CHA does have a preference for: Elderly, live and/or work in Caraway, and if you have an income.Important note: Applicants will receive a confirmation number when either applying, or being placed on the waiting list, depending on housing authority policy. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.If any of your application information changes from the time you submitted the original pre-application (such as contact information, income, and household members), inform the housing authority immediately. In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Please contact the housing authority to find out its policy on updating pre-application information.For more information, call the CHA office at (870) 482-3736 from 7:00 am until 5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

About The Agency

Caraway Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 50 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

325 East Missouri Street, Caraway, AR

(870) 482-3736

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How large is the Caraway Housing Authority?

Caraway Housing Authority serves 48 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 48 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Caraway Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 44 percent of households served by Caraway Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 83 percent of Caraway Housing Authority households.

How many Caraway Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 11 households and make up 23 percent of households served by Caraway Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Caraway Housing Authority?

There are 35 female-headed renter households living in Caraway Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 73% of those served by the Caraway Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Caraway Housing Authority renters?

White 47
Hispanic 1

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Caraway Housing Authority?

There are 26 households headed by seniors served by the Caraway Housing Authority. Senior households are 56% of households in Caraway Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Caraway Housing Authority housing?

There are 8 persons with disabilities living in Caraway Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 17% of households served by the Caraway Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Caraway Housing Authority?

The Caraway Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Caraway Housing Authority

Caraway

104 Kelly Dr, Caraway, Arkansas 72419

payment Subsidized