About Trumann Housing Authority

The Trumann Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Trumann, Arkansas.

The Trumann Housing Authority serves Trumann.

Trumann Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

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

The THA offers on Public Housing community with 361 units for families and senior/disabled households.

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 THA office to Submit a  pre-application in person, located at 109 Spruce Dr., Trumann, AR 72472, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.

Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members. All adult household members must be present.

The THA does have a preference, but you must ask about it when filling out them in person.

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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 THA office at (870) 483-5223 from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

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Last Updated on 01/21/2016.


About the Trumann Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Trumann Housing Authority manages 144 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard
Vouchers 144
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $308
Monthly Cost $44,324

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Trumann 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 40% having issued approximately 4 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 9 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $12,084 per year. 99% of households were very low income (VLI) and 48% were extremely low income (ELI). 38% 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 62% 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, 52% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

49% of households included children, 10% of which had two adults in the household. 39% of households with children have a female head of household. 75% of all households were headed by a female.

20% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 19% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Trumann Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 43% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 70% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

16% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 32% 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 Trumann Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $326 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $505. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $176.



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.


Affordable Apartments near Trumann Housing Authority

601 Walnut St
Trumann Rural Rental Housing is a 30 unit low income housing apartment community in Trumann.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
502 Oak St
Oak Street Apartments is a 25 unit low income housing apartment community in Trumann.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Trumann.
Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
520 Oak St
Oak Street Apartments is a 24 unit low income housing apartment community in Trumann.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Trumann.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
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