Manila Housing Authority

Waiting Lists

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Open: Manila Housing Authority Public Housing

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Manila Housing Authority (MHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The MHA offers one Public Housing community with 86 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 3 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 MHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 315 S Boston St., Manila, AR 72442, from 8:00 am until 4:30, Monday-Thursday; and from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm CT on Fridays.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 4:30, Monday-Thursday; and from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm on Fridays.

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 MHA does have a preference for: Elderly 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 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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 MHA office at (870) 561-3412 from 8:00 am until 4:30, Monday-Thursday; and from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm on Fridays.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (870)561-3412.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/22/2016.

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About Manila Housing Authority

315 South Boston Street, Manila, AR (870) 561-3412

Manila Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 86 low and moderate income households through its Public Housing program..

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Manila Housing Authority is located in Manila, AR.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.