Jacksonville Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Jacksonville, Arkansas.

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

As of July 2017, the Jacksonville Housing Authority (JHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

To apply, visit the JHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 3600 Max Howell Dr., Jacksonville, AR 72076, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Thursday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 4:00 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 JHA does have a preference for: Working families, and disabled.

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 the pre-application with the housing authority.

If any application information changes from the time the original was submitted (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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, the applicant's name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 JHA office at (501) 982-2267.

About The Agency

Jacksonville Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 462 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

3600 Max Howell Drive, Jacksonville, AR

(501) 982-0741

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Jacksonville Housing Authority?

Jacksonville Housing Authority serves 521 low-income households. The agency manages 415 Housing Choice Vouchers and 98 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 71 percent of households served by Jacksonville Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 97 percent of Jacksonville Housing Authority households.

How many Jacksonville Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 130 households and make up 25 percent of households served by Jacksonville Housing Authority.

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

There are 458 female-headed renter households living in Jacksonville Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 88% of those served by the Jacksonville Housing Authority.

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

Black 427
Native American 5
White 83
Hispanic 5

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

There are 119 households headed by seniors served by the Jacksonville Housing Authority. Senior households are 23% of households in Jacksonville Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 125 persons with disabilities living in Jacksonville Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 24% of households served by the Jacksonville Housing Authority.

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

The Jacksonville Housing Authority is rated as a high 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 Jacksonville Housing Authority

Max Howell Place

3A Washington Rd, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076

payment Subsidized