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Stuttgart Housing Authority

413 East Michigan Street
Stuttgart, Arkansas County, Arkansas
(870) 673-3701

Program Details

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

Stuttgart Housing Authority serves Stuttgart.

Stuttgart Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Stuttgart Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Open Indefinitely


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


Stuttgart, AR is about 55 miles southeast of Little Rock, AR.


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 these preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.


To apply, visit the SHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 413 E Michigan St., Stuttgart, AR 72160, 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 address listed above, from 8:00 am until 4:30 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 have a preference for: Applicants displaced by a natural disaster, or victim of domestic violence.


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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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) 673-3701 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.


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

Last Updated on 04/05/2016.

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Stuttgart Housing Authority (SHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The SHA offers two Public Housing communities with 116 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 4 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 SHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 413 E Michigan St, Stuttgart, AR 72160, 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 address listed above, from 8:00 am until 4:30 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 have a preference for: Applicants displaced by a natural disaster, or victim of domestic violence.

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) 673-3701 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.


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

Last Updated on 01/22/2016.

About Stuttgart Housing Authority

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/24/2018, it is not known if Stuttgart 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.


About the Stuttgart Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Stuttgart Housing Authority manages 232 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

StandardPorted Out
Vouchers2275
Monthly Cost Per Voucher$363$529
Monthly Cost$82,342$2,644

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Stuttgart Housing Authority

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 17% having issued approximately 13 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 12 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $12,339 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 63% were extremely low income (ELI). 34% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 66% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

7% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 66% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 8% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

67% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 66% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

72% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 71% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Stuttgart Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 10% include at least one person with a disability. 18% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 53% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

9% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 37% with 2 bedrooms and 54% with 3 or more bedrooms. 28% 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 Stuttgart Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $298 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $452. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $199.



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.


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