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Pulaski County Housing Agency

201 S. Broadway, Suite 200
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
(501) 340-8230

Program Details

Pulaski County Housing Agency is a Section 8 Agency in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Pulaski County Housing Agency serves Pulaski County.

Pulaski County Housing Agency Waiting Lists

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

The Pulaski County Housing Agency (PCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open for one day only, on April 19, 2018 at 8:00 am CT, until 150 applications have been submitted.

To apply, complete an application at the Arkansas State Fair Grounds, Hall of Industry Annex, located at 2600 Howard St, Little Rock, AR 72206.

The PCHA has stated that no lines or standing will be allowed before 7:00 am. Applications will only be available in person. Only one application per household will be accepted.

No further information has been provided for this opening. We have contacted the PCHA, and will update this page when more information becomes available.

For more information, read the PCHA public notice, or call the office at (501) 340-8230.

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

Last Updated on 04/19/2018.

About Pulaski County Housing Agency

More information about Pulaski County Housing Agency can be found on its website at https://pulaskicounty.net/pulaski-county-housing-programs/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 04/26/2018, it is not known if Pulaski County Housing Agency is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

About the Pulaski County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Pulaski County Housing Agency manages 318 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

StandardHomeownershipPorted OutVASH
Monthly Cost Per Voucher$500$100$870$346
Monthly Cost$154,939$199$870$1,731

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Pulaski County Housing Agency

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 12% having issued approximately 24 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 16 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.9 persons and has a household income of $14,154 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 62% were extremely low income (ELI). 42% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 50% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

8% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 76% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 9% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 7% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

72% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 72% of households with children have a female head of household. 93% of all households were headed by a female.

98% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 97% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Pulaski County Housing Agency Housing Choice Voucher program, 11% include at least one person with a disability. 19% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 33% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

11% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 49% with 3 or more bedrooms. 14% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Pulaski County Housing Agency voucher holders in 2016 was $317 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $545. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $139.

1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.