The Housing Authority of the City of Forest

This housing agency serves Forest, Mississippi.

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Open Until Further Notice: The Housing Authority of the City of Forest Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Forest (HACF) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.The HACF offers one Public Housing community with 78 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.To apply, visit the HACF to pick up an application, located at 518 N 4th Ave, Forest, MS 39074, between the hours of 8:00 am until 4:30 pm. Monday-Friday.Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, between the hours of 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, on Wednesdays only.Be sure to include these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, and photo IDs for all adult household members.The HACF does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: disabled, elderly, victim of natural disaster, or local working families.For more information, the HACF can be reached by calling (601) 469-1342 during normal office hours.

About The Agency

The Housing Authority of the City of Forest provides affordable housing for up to 78 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

518 North 4th Avenue, Forest, MS

(601) 469-1342

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the The Housing Authority of the City of Forest?

The Housing Authority of the City of Forest serves 74 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 74 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the The Housing Authority of the City of Forest?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 35 percent of households served by The Housing Authority of the City of Forest. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 69 percent of The Housing Authority of the City of Forest households.

How many The Housing Authority of the City of Forest residents are employed?

Working adults head 32 households and make up 44 percent of households served by The Housing Authority of the City of Forest.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the The Housing Authority of the City of Forest?

There are 64 female-headed renter households living in The Housing Authority of the City of Forest housing. Households headed by females are 87% of those served by the The Housing Authority of the City of Forest.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among The Housing Authority of the City of Forest renters?

Black 73
Hispanic 1

How many senior-headed renter households are served by The Housing Authority of the City of Forest?

There are 18 households headed by seniors served by the The Housing Authority of the City of Forest. Senior households are 25% of households in The Housing Authority of the City of Forest housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in The Housing Authority of the City of Forest housing?

There are 12 persons with disabilities living in The Housing Authority of the City of Forest housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 17% of households served by the The Housing Authority of the City of Forest.

How does HUD rate the performance of the The Housing Authority of the City of Forest?

The The Housing Authority of the City of Forest 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 The Housing Authority of the City of Forest

Forest Ha

207 Rose St, Forest, Mississippi 39074

payment Subsidized