Salem Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Salem, Arkansas.

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Open Until Further Notice: Salem Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Salem Housing Authority (SHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.The SHA offers one Public Housing communities with 50 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 3 bedrooms.To apply, visit the SHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 282 Circle Dr., Salem, AR 72576, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.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 SHA does not have a preference. Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 SHA office at (870) 895-3098 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

Salem Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 50 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

282 Circle Drive, Salem, AR

(870) 895-3098

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Salem Housing Authority?

Salem Housing Authority serves 49 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 49 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Salem Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 49 percent of households served by Salem Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 86 percent of Salem Housing Authority households.

How many Salem Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 7 households and make up 16 percent of households served by Salem Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Salem Housing Authority?

There are 32 female-headed renter households living in Salem Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 67% of those served by the Salem Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Salem Housing Authority renters?

Black 1
White 48

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Salem Housing Authority?

There are 28 households headed by seniors served by the Salem Housing Authority. Senior households are 59% of households in Salem Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Salem Housing Authority housing?

There are 14 persons with disabilities living in Salem Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 29% of households served by the Salem Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Salem Housing Authority?

The Salem 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Salem Housing Authority

Salem

204 Circle Dr, Salem, Arkansas 72576

payment Subsidized