Downs Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Downs, Kansas.

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The Downs Housing Authority (DHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.The DHA offers one Public Housing community with 30 units for families and senior/disabled individuals, ranging in size from 1 to 3 bedrooms.There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the DHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 1109 Delay Street, Downs, KS 67437, during normal office hours.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (785) 454-3914 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 Cards, birth certificates, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.The DHA does not have a preference.Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.For more information, the DHA can be reached by calling (785) 454-3914 during normal office hours.

About The Agency

Downs Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 30 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

1109 Delay Street, Downs, KS

(785) 454-3914

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 Downs Housing Authority?

Downs Housing Authority serves 29 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 29 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 48 percent of households served by Downs Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 76 percent of Downs Housing Authority households.

How many Downs Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 6 households and make up 24 percent of households served by Downs Housing Authority.

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

There are 15 female-headed renter households living in Downs Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 55% of those served by the Downs Housing Authority.

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

Asian-Pacific Islander 1
White 28

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

There are 15 households headed by seniors served by the Downs Housing Authority. Senior households are 52% of households in Downs Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 7 persons with disabilities living in Downs Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 27% of households served by the Downs Housing Authority.

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

The Downs 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 Downs Housing Authority

Centennial Village

914 Kansas St, Downs, Kansas 67437

payment Subsidized