Manhattan Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Manhattan, Kansas.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Manhattan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Manhattan Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Manhattan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Manhattan Housing Authority (KS) has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program; no closing date has been identified. 

Applications (PDF) can be downloaded here: http://www.mhaks.com/files/4.14.15_web_app.pdfand you can also receive an application by mail, you can call the housing authority office at 785-776-8588 or you can pick one up at their office, located at:   205 S. 4th Street   Suite G   Manhattan, KS

Preferences and how the waiting list will be chosen have not been identified.Any questions, please contact the housing authority office at 785-776-8588.

Open Until Further Notice: Manhattan Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Manhattan Housing Authority (MHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.The MHA offers three Public Housing communities with 229 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.There are three ways to apply:

  1. Visit the MHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 205 S. 4th Street, Suite G, Manhattan, KS  66505-1024, from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm on Mondays; and from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm CT, Tuesday-Friday.
  2. Download a pre-application online here, then print and complete.
  3. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (785) 776-8588 from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm on Mondays; and from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed to PO Box 1024, Manhattan, KS 66505-1024, or be hand delivered to the MHA office at the address listed above.Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Birth certificates, and Social Security Cards.The MHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: Displaced due to local government action, displaced due to local economic development, displaced due to a federally declared disaster.For more information, visit the MHA website, or call the office at (785) 537-0269, from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm on Mondays; and from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.

About The Agency

Manhattan Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 539 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

300 North 5th Street, Manhattan, KS

(785) 776-8588

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 Manhattan Housing Authority?

Manhattan Housing Authority serves 356 low-income households. The agency manages 288 Housing Choice Vouchers and 155 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 76 percent of households served by Manhattan Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 96 percent of Manhattan Housing Authority households.

How many Manhattan Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 121 households and make up 34 percent of households served by Manhattan Housing Authority.

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

There are 231 female-headed renter households living in Manhattan Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 65% of those served by the Manhattan Housing Authority.

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

Black 100
Native American 4
Asian-Pacific Islander 11
White 203
Hispanic 39

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

There are 89 households headed by seniors served by the Manhattan Housing Authority. Senior households are 25% of households in Manhattan Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 81 persons with disabilities living in Manhattan Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the Manhattan Housing Authority.

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

The Manhattan 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 Manhattan Housing Authority

Flint Hills Improvement

1300 Flint Hills Pl, Manhattan, Kansas 66502

payment Subsidized

Apartments Towers

300 N 5th St, Manhattan, Kansas 66502

payment Subsidized