Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Craighead County, Arkansas.

Waiting List
Closed: Jonesboro Urban Renewal & Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Jonesboro Urban Renewal & Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Jonesboro Urban Renewal & Housing Authority (JURHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications until April 1, 2023. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to call the JURHA office.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Live, work, or attend school in Craighead County, AR.

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

For more information, visit the JURHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the JURHA on April 3, 2023.

About The Agency

Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,537 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

330 Union Street, Jonesboro, AR

Visit Website(870) 935-9800

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How large is the Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority?

Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority serves 1,442 low-income households. The agency manages 1,342 Housing Choice Vouchers and 181 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 67 percent of households served by Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 90 percent of Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority households.

How many Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 403 households and make up 28 percent of households served by Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority?

There are 1254 female-headed renter households living in Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 87% of those served by the Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority renters?

Black 995
White 404
Hispanic 29

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority?

There are 245 households headed by seniors served by the Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority. Senior households are 17% of households in Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority housing?

There are 331 persons with disabilities living in Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority?

The Jonesboro Urban Renewal and 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.

How often does Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on March 2, 2024 and closed on April 1, 2023.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Jonesboro Urban Renewal and Housing Authority

Craighead Place

1435 Belt St, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Cayman Villa Woodland Courts

500 E Cherry Ave, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401