Clinton Housing Authority

215 Sixth Ave. S - #33
Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa 52732

Clinton Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Clinton, Iowa that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 11th, 2019, Clinton Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Clinton Housing Authority serves Clinton.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Clinton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Clinton Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Clinton Housing Authority (CHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families.

Please note: The CHA does not offer a Public Housing program for senior/disabled households.

The CHA offers one Public Housing community with 50 units for families, ranging in size from 2 to 4 bedrooms.

To apply, visit the CHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 329 6th Ave. S, # 33, Clinton, IA 52732, during normal office hours.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above during normal office hours.

No documents are needed at this time.

The CHA does have a preference for applicants who live and/or work in Clinton.

For more information, the CHA can be reached by calling (563) 243-1280 during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (563)243-1280.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/21/2015.

Other Clinton Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Clinton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Clinton Housing Authority (CHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for about two weeks in June 2014. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen. 


Qualified applicants were accepted onto the waiting list through random lottery.

Last Updated on 06/17/2015.

About Clinton Housing Authority

Representatives of Clinton Housing Authority may be available by phone at (563) 243-1280. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/11/2019, it is not known if Clinton Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Clinton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Clinton Housing Authority manages 375 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 361 14
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $347 $984
Monthly Cost $125,214 $13,777

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Clinton 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 22% having issued approximately 19 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 26 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.9 persons and has a household income of $11,180 per year. 99% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 22% of households had wages as a major source of income, 5% 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, 51% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% 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.

41% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 39% of households with children have a female head of household. 77% of all households were headed by a female.

40% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 37% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Clinton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 31% include at least one person with a disability. 48% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 79% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

44% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 19% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% 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 Clinton Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $286 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $437. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $123.



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.


Public Housing Operated by Clinton Housing Authority

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1821 27th Ave S
Clinton, IA