Wichita Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Butler County and Sedgwick County, Kansas. Service does not extend to Newton, Kansas.

Waiting List
Closed: Wichita Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Butler and Sedgwick County, Kansas Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Wichita Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Wichita Housing Authority (WHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

For more information, visit the WHA Public Housing page here.

Open Until Further Notice: Butler and Sedgwick County, Kansas Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Butler and Sedgwick County, Kansas.

The Wichita Housing Authority (WHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted from July 22, 2020 at 10:00 am CT, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live, work, or have you been hired to work in Sedgwick county, Butler county, or Harvey county excluding the City of Newton.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the WHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WHA, as of July 30, 2020.

About The Agency

Wichita Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 3,690 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

332 Riverview Street, Wichita, KS

Visit Website(316) 462-3795

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 Wichita Housing Authority?

Wichita Housing Authority serves 3,096 low-income households. The agency manages 3,278 Housing Choice Vouchers and -18 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 83 percent of households served by Wichita Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 97 percent of Wichita Housing Authority households.

How many Wichita Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 774 households and make up 25 percent of households served by Wichita Housing Authority.

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

There are 2260 female-headed renter households living in Wichita Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 73% of those served by the Wichita Housing Authority.

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

Black 1,703
Native American 62
Asian-Pacific Islander 62
White 1,053
Hispanic 248

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

There are 712 households headed by seniors served by the Wichita Housing Authority. Senior households are 23% of households in Wichita Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 743 persons with disabilities living in Wichita Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 24% of households served by the Wichita Housing Authority.

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

The Wichita 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 Wichita Housing Authority

Wichita Ha

520 W 25th St N, Wichita, Kansas 67203

Scattered Sites

1647 Faulders Ln, Wichita, Kansas 67216

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Mclean Manor

2627 W 9th St N, Wichita, Kansas 67203

Scattered Sites

2654 N Ash St, Wichita, Kansas 67219

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible