Jackson Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Jackson, Mississippi.

Waiting List
Closed: Jackson, Mississippi Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Keystone Program Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Jackson, Mississippi Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Jackson, Mississippi.

The Jackson Housing Authority (JHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted on October 19, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

The application method has not yet been confirmed

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Not Single (single disabled individual households will receive this preference as well)

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

For more information, visit the JHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the JHA public notice on November 6, 2020.

Closed: Keystone Program Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Jackson, Mississippi.

The Jackson Housing Authority (JHA) Keystone Program Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted on October 19, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Application method has not yet been confirmed

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the JHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the JHA public notice on November 6, 2020.

About The Agency

Jackson Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 871 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

2747 Livingston Road, Jackson, MS

(601) 362-0885

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 Jackson Housing Authority?

Jackson Housing Authority serves 897 low-income households. The agency manages 1,113 Housing Choice Vouchers and 29 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 74 percent of households served by Jackson Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Jackson Housing Authority households.

How many Jackson Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 233 households and make up 26 percent of households served by Jackson Housing Authority.

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

There are 600 female-headed renter households living in Jackson Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 67% of those served by the Jackson Housing Authority.

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

Black 852
White 45

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

There are 242 households headed by seniors served by the Jackson Housing Authority. Senior households are 27% of households in Jackson Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 197 persons with disabilities living in Jackson Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 22% of households served by the Jackson Housing Authority.

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

The Jackson 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.

How often does Jackson Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Jackson Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on June 14, 2024 and closed on October 19, 2020.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Jackson Housing Authority

Midtown

227 Livingston St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

Golden Key

3430 Albermarle Rd, Jackson, Mississippi 39213