Lawson Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Lawson, Missouri.

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Open Until Further Notice: Lawson Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Lawson Housing Authority (LHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.The LHA offers one Public Housing community with 40 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 3 bedrooms.There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the LHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 517 N Doniphan St., Lawson, MO 64062, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (816) 296-7150 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, Monday-Friday.
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 for all household members, and photo IDs for all adult household members.No preferences were noted.For more information, call the LHA office at (816) 296-7150 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

Lawson Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 40 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

517 North Doniphan Street, Lawson, MO

(816) 296-7150

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 Lawson Housing Authority?

Lawson Housing Authority serves 39 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 39 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 72 percent of households served by Lawson Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 92 percent of Lawson Housing Authority households.

How many Lawson Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 5 households and make up 15 percent of households served by Lawson Housing Authority.

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

There are 33 female-headed renter households living in Lawson Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 85% of those served by the Lawson Housing Authority.

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

White 39

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

There are 26 households headed by seniors served by the Lawson Housing Authority. Senior households are 67% of households in Lawson Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 7 persons with disabilities living in Lawson Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 20% of households served by the Lawson Housing Authority.

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

The Lawson 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 Lawson Housing Authority

Lawson Pha

215 E 5th St, Lawson, Missouri 64062

payment Subsidized