Fort Madison Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Fort Madison, Iowa.

Waiting List
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Open Until Further Notice: Lee County, Iowa Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Fort Madison Housing Authority (FMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from June 10, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. CT, until further notice. It was last open in November, 2016.

Please note: Affordable Housing Online has tried to verify with the FMHA if this waiting list is still open, but representatives are withholding this information. It is possible that this waiting list is now closed.

To apply during the opening period, complete an application in person at the Fort Madison Housing Authority office, 1102 48th St., Fort Madison, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The office closes at 12:00 a.m. on Wednesdays.(closed at noon on Wednesday).

The waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Reside in the city limits of Fort Madison

  • Reside in Lee County

  • Reside in a 75 mile radius

  • Reside beyond 75 mile radius

For more information, visit the FMHA website.

About The Agency

Fort Madison Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 204 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

1102 48th Street, Fort Madison, IA

(319) 372-6083

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Fort Madison Housing Authority?

Fort Madison Housing Authority serves 173 low-income households. The agency manages 73 Housing Choice Vouchers and 128 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Fort Madison Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 71 percent of households served by Fort Madison Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Fort Madison Housing Authority households.

How many Fort Madison Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 48 households and make up 28 percent of households served by Fort Madison Housing Authority.

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

There are 138 female-headed renter households living in Fort Madison Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 80% of those served by the Fort Madison Housing Authority.

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

Black 9
Native American 2
Asian-Pacific Islander 2
White 152
Hispanic 10

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

There are 65 households headed by seniors served by the Fort Madison Housing Authority. Senior households are 38% of households in Fort Madison Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 39 persons with disabilities living in Fort Madison Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the Fort Madison Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Fort Madison Housing Authority?

The Fort Madison Housing Authority is rated as a standard 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 Fort Madison Housing Authority

Hillview Village

1102 48th St, Fort Madison, Iowa 52627

payment Subsidized