Clinton Housing Authority
Clinton Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 16th, 2021, Clinton Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
Clinton Housing Authority serves Clinton.
Open Clinton Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.
Clinton Housing Authority Phone: (563) 243-1280.
Open Until Further Notice:
Public Housing Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the 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.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (563)243-1280.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 08/21/2015.
Other Clinton Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Clinton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
How To Apply to the 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.
About the Clinton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Clinton Housing Authority manages 392 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2020:
||Standard ||Ported Out |
||369 ||23 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$343 ||$1,053 |
||$126,747 ||$24,219 |
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.
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 Apartments Operated by Clinton Housing Authority
1821 27th Ave S