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McGehee Housing Authority

300 Shady Lane
Mcgehee, Desha County, Arkansas
(870) 222-3732

Program Details

McGehee Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing Agency in Mcgehee, Arkansas.

The McGehee Housing Authority also manages the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program for the Lake Village Housing Authority and Star City Housing Authority.

McGehee Housing Authority serves Desha County.

McGehee Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Desha County, Arkansas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The McGehee Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Pick up an application at the MHA office, located at 309 Shady Ln, McGehee, AR 71654.
  2. Call the MHA at (870) 222-3732 to request an application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

The following documentation is required for all household members: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Elderly, disabled, working at least 20 hours per week, resident of Desha County.

For more information, call the McGehee Housing Authority office at (870) 222-3732.


After applying, learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/12/2017.

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The McGehee 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 58 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-applicaiton, located at 300 Shady Ln., McGehee, AR 71654, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, 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 pm, 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: Disabled and working families.

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) 222-3732 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday; and from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm on Fridays.


After applying, learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/22/2016.

About McGehee Housing Authority

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/24/2018, it is not known if McGehee Housing Authority is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


Public Housing Operated by McGehee Housing Authority

101 Shady Ln
Mcgehee, Arkansas
Mc Gehee is a 58 unit low income housing apartment community in Mcgehee.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
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