Polk County Housing Authority

509 South Morrow Street
Mena, Polk County, Arkansas 71953

Polk County Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of July 26th, 2021, Polk County Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Polk County Housing Authority serves Polk County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Polk County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Polk County Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Polk County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Polk County Housing Authority Website: http://polkarhousing.com/.

Polk County Housing Authority Phone: (479) 394-1569.

Open Until Further Notice: Polk County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Polk County Housing Authority (PCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

There are three ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the pre-application online here.
  2. Call the PCHA office at (479) 394-1569 to request a pre-application be mailed to you.
  3. Visit the PCHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 509 South Morrow Street, Mena, AR 71953, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm CT, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the PCHA at the address above on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The following documentation is required when submitting the pre-application: Social Security Cards and legal identification for all household members (further explanation of legal identification can be found on the pre-application), proof of all income, and complete landlord addresses.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time of pre-application submission.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). 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. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, visit the PCHA website, or call the office at (479) 394-1569 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 4793941569.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/14/2017.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

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

How To Apply to the Waiting List

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

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the PCHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 509 S Morrow St., Mena, AR 71953, from 8:00 am until 4:30 CT, Monday-Friday.
  2. Download a pre-application online here, then print and complete.

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 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The following documentation is required when submitting the pre-application: Social Security Cards and legal identification for all household members (further explanation of legal identification can be found on the pre-application), proof of all income, and complete landlord addresses.

No preferences have been identified.

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, visit the PCHA website, or call the office at (479) 394-1569.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 4793941569.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/10/2017.

About Polk County Housing Authority

More information about Polk County Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://polkarhousing.com/.

Representatives of Polk County Housing Authority may be available by phone at (479) 394-1569. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/26/2021, it is not known if Polk County Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Polk County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Polk County Housing Authority manages 54 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2020:

Standard
Vouchers 54
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $296
Monthly Cost $15,976

Public Housing Apartments Operated by Polk County Housing Authority

Polk County Wickes Cove Hatfield

101 Butler Cir
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