Chadron Housing Authority

740 Pine St
Chadron, Dawes County, Nebraska 69337

Chadron Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Chadron, Nebraska that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs. As of August 20th, 2019, Chadron Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Chadron, Nebraska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Chadron Housing Authority serves Chadron.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Chadron, Nebraska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Chadron Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Chadron, Nebraska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Chadron Housing Authority (CHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from January 3, 2019 at 8:30 am MT, until 30 applications are submitted.

Chadron, NE is about 410 miles northwest of Lincoln, NE.

To apply, pick up an application at the Chadron Housing Authority office, located at 740 Pine Street, Chadron, Nebraska, 69337; Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be dropped off at the CHA office, located at the address above, during the hours listed above.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, contact the CHA.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (308) 432-4430.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/05/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Chadron Housing Authority (CHA) Elderly/Disabled Project Based Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

Chadron, NE is about 410 miles northwest of Lincoln, NE.

To apply, pick up an application at the Chadron Housing Authority office, located at 740 Pine Street, Chadron, Nebraska, 69337; Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm MT.

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be dropped off at the CHA office, located at the address above, during the hours listed above.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, contact the CHA.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (308) 432-3340.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 01/08/2019.

About Chadron Housing Authority

Open today from 8:30am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

HCV Portability Status

As of 01/09/2019, Chadron Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:30am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Friday 1:00pm-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

About the Chadron Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Chadron Housing Authority manages 34 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard
Vouchers 34
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $310
Monthly Cost $10,543

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Chadron 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 24% having issued approximately 2 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 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 5 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $12,799 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 63% were extremely low income (ELI). 35% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 55% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

6% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 51% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 14% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 29% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

57% of households included children, 14% of which had two adults in the household. 49% of households with children have a female head of household. 76% of all households were headed by a female.

37% 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 Chadron Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 33% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 53% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

22% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 37% with 2 bedrooms and 41% with 3 or more bedrooms. 27% 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 Chadron Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $308 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $671. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $141.



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.