Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority

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Open: Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority Public Housing

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Kansas City, Kansas Housing Authority (KCKHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, download and print the Application Information Packet here, then call (913) 281-3300 and ask for Tenant Selection to schedule an in-person appointment.

For more information, visit the KCKHA website, or call the office at (913 ) 281-3300.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (913) 281-3300.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/29/2018.

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Closed: Kansas City, Kansas Section 8 HCV

The Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority (KCKHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from August 30, 2023, until September 1, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Foster Youth to Independence (FYI)
    • Referred by a service provider to serve youth under the age of 25 with a history of child welfare involvement.
  • Working Families
    • Families where the head, spouse or sole member is employed. However, an applicant shall be given the benefit of the working family preference if the head and spouse, or sole member is age 62 or older, or is a person with disabilities.
  • Local Residency
    • A Resident of Kansas City, Kansas with a current valid I.D., current utility bill, or current lease.
  • Homeless
    • certification from a public or private facility that provides shelter or from the local police department or social service provider.
  • Victim of Domestic Violence
    • Police/Court reports, Protection Order, or social service agency.
  • Military
    • Veterans or Surviving spouses of Veterans and Active Personnel with a DD214 and or honorable discharge.

2000 selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the KCKHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the KCKHA website on August 16, 2023.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Kansas City, Kansas.

Last Updated on 09/01/2023.

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About Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority

1124 North 9th Street, Kansas City, KS | Visit Website | (913) 281-3300

Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 3,700 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs..

In addition, Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority offers other programs for eligible households, including:

  • Homeownership Voucher
  • Public Housing Homeownership
  • Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)
  • Mainstream Voucher

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority is located in Kansas City, KS.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed