Russell Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Russell, Kansas.

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The Russell Housing Authority (RHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.The RHA offers one Public Housing community with 78 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the RHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 330 W 4th St, Russell, KS 67665, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm CT, Monday-Thursday, and on Fridays from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (785) 483-3400, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday, and on Fridays from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm.
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, proof of all income, birth certificates, and photo IDs for all adult household members.No preferences were noted.For more information, the RHA can be reached by calling (785) 483-3400, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday, and on Fridays from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm.

About The Agency

Russell Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 78 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

330 West 4th Street, Russell, KS

(785) 483-3400

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 Russell Housing Authority?

Russell Housing Authority serves 63 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 63 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 51 percent of households served by Russell Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 78 percent of Russell Housing Authority households.

How many Russell Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 8 households and make up 13 percent of households served by Russell Housing Authority.

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

There are 39 female-headed renter households living in Russell Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 62% of those served by the Russell Housing Authority.

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

Black 1
White 61
Hispanic 1

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

There are 44 households headed by seniors served by the Russell Housing Authority. Senior households are 70% of households in Russell Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 27 persons with disabilities living in Russell Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 44% of households served by the Russell Housing Authority.

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

The Russell 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 Russell Housing Authority

Prairie Acres and Parkside Manor

325 N Grant St, Russell, Kansas 67665

payment Subsidized