Chariton Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Chariton, Iowa.

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The Chariton Housing Authority (CHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for senior/disabled households.Please note: The CHA does not offer a Public Housing program for families.The CHA offers one Public Housing community with 72 units for senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 2 bedrooms.There are two ways to apply: 

  1. Visit the CHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 429 S. Main St., Chariton, IA 50049, during normal office hours.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (641) 774-2725 during normal office hours.
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 with the pre-application: Social Security statement and a form that states any/all medical expenses.The CHA does have a preference for: Seniors and disabled individuals.For more information, the CHA can be reached by calling (641) 774-2725 during normal office hours.

About The Agency

Chariton Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 72 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

429 South Main Street, Chariton, IA

(641) 774-2725

Section 8 Application Checklist

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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 Chariton Housing Authority?

Chariton Housing Authority serves 68 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 68 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 31 percent of households served by Chariton Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 68 percent of Chariton Housing Authority households.

How many Chariton Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 8 households and make up 13 percent of households served by Chariton Housing Authority.

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

There are 42 female-headed renter households living in Chariton Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 62% of those served by the Chariton Housing Authority.

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

White 68

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

There are 51 households headed by seniors served by the Chariton Housing Authority. Senior households are 75% of households in Chariton Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 14 persons with disabilities living in Chariton Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 22% of households served by the Chariton Housing Authority.

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

The Chariton 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 Chariton Housing Authority

Southgates Apartments

429 S Main St, Chariton, Iowa 50049

payment Subsidized