Seneca Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Seneca, Kansas.

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The Seneca Housing Authority (SHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.Please note: The SHA does accept families that have up to four people in the household.The SHA offers one Public Housing community with 71 units for families and senior/disabled individuals, ranging in size from studio's to two bedrooms.There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the SHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 504 Edward Street, Seneca, KS  66538, during normal office hours.
  2. Request to have a pre-applciation mailed to you by calling 785-336-2144 during  normal office hours.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above during normal office hours.Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards, government issued photo IDs for all adult household members, birth certificates, proof of all income, and three months of bank statements.The SHA does not have a preference.Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.For more information, visit the SHA website, or call the office at (785) 336-2144 during normal office hours.

About The Agency

Seneca Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 68 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

504 Edward Street, Seneca, KS

Visit Website(785) 336-2144

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 Seneca Housing Authority?

Seneca Housing Authority serves 60 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 60 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 39 percent of households served by Seneca Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 72 percent of Seneca Housing Authority households.

How many Seneca Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 29 households and make up 49 percent of households served by Seneca Housing Authority.

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

There are 39 female-headed renter households living in Seneca Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 66% of those served by the Seneca Housing Authority.

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

White 60

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

There are 27 households headed by seniors served by the Seneca Housing Authority. Senior households are 46% of households in Seneca Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 4 persons with disabilities living in Seneca Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 8% of households served by the Seneca Housing Authority.

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

The Seneca 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 Seneca Housing Authority

Terrace Heights

403 Edward St, Seneca, Kansas 66538

payment Subsidized