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Nevada Housing Authority

1117 N West Street
Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri 64772

Nevada Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 1st, 2020, Nevada Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Nevada Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Nevada Housing Authority serves Nevada.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Nevada Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Nevada Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Nevada Housing Authority Phone: (417) 448-2730.

Open Until Further Notice: Nevada Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List


The Nevada Housing Authority (NHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the NHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 1117 N West St, Nevada, MO 64772, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (417) 448-2730 from 8:00 am until 4:00 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 copies of these documents with the pre-application: Birth Certificates and Social Security Cards for all household members, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The NHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, call the NHA office at (417) 448-2730 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (417)448-2730.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/06/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Nevada Housing Authority (NHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

 

The NHA offers one Public Housing community with 200 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms.

 

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the NHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 1117 N West St., Nevada, MO 64772, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (417) 448-2730 from 8:00 am until 4:00 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 copies of these documents with the pre-application: Birth Certificates and Social Security Cards for all household members, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

 

The NHA does not have a preference.

 

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.

 

For more information, call the NHA office at (417) 448-2730 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (417)448-2730.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/06/2018.

About Nevada Housing Authority

Representatives of Nevada Housing Authority may be available by phone at (417) 448-2730. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/01/2020, it is not known if Nevada Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Nevada Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Nevada Housing Authority manages 45 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard
Vouchers 45
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $247
Monthly Cost $11,099

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Nevada Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 15% having issued approximately 3 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 9 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.5 persons and has a household income of $12,514 per year. 87% of households were very low income (VLI) and 50% were extremely low income (ELI). 13% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 85% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

-1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 35% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 43% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 4% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

22% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 22% of households with children have a female head of household. 76% of all households were headed by a female.

0% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with -1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Nevada Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 53% include at least one person with a disability. 73% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 60% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

54% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 26% with 2 bedrooms and 20% with 3 or more bedrooms. 22% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Nevada Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $366 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $389. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $130.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Nevada Housing Authority

Chapman Estates

510 W Garfield St
Nevada, Missouri