Star City Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Lincoln County, Arkansas.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Lincoln County, Arkansas Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Star City Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Lincoln County, Arkansas Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Star City Housing Authority (SCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Pick up an application at the SCHA office, located at 301 E Joslyn Ave, Star City, AR 71667.
  2. Call (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 with the application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

There are no preferences.

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

Open Until Further Notice: Star City Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Star City Housing Authority (SCHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.The SCHA offers one Public Housing commuity with 56 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios 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.There are two ways to apply:

  1. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (870) 628-4500 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm CT, Monday-Friday.
  2. Visit the SCHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 301 E Joslyn Ave., Star City, AR 71667, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.Be sure to include these documents 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 SCHA 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 SCHA office at (870) 628-4500 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

Star City Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 111 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

301 East Joslyn Street, Star City, AR

(870) 628-4500

Section 8 Application Checklist

file_download Download

Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Star City Housing Authority?

Star City Housing Authority serves 49 low-income households. The agency manages 58 Housing Choice Vouchers and 52 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Star City Housing Authority?

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

How many Star City Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 13 households and make up 28 percent of households served by Star City Housing Authority.

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

There are 42 female-headed renter households living in Star City Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 87% of those served by the Star City Housing Authority.

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

Black 27
White 22

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

There are 18 households headed by seniors served by the Star City Housing Authority. Senior households are 38% of households in Star City Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 11 persons with disabilities living in Star City Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the Star City Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Star City Housing Authority?

The Star City Housing Authority is rated as a standard 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 Star City Housing Authority

Star City

501 S Drew St, Star City, Arkansas 71667

payment Subsidized