West Memphis Housing Authority

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Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

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

The WMHA offers two Public Housing communities with 374 units for families and senior/disabled households.

To apply, visit the WMHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 390 S Walker Avenue, West Memphis, AR 72301, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 1100 am and 1:00 pm until 3:00 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.

Preferences have not been identified.

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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 WMHA office at (870) 735-1765 from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (870)735-3520.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/21/2016.

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About West Memphis Housing Authority

390 South Walker Avenue, West Memphis, AR (870) 735-3520

West Memphis Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 874 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs..

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by West Memphis Housing Authority is located in West Memphis, AR.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.