Nevada Rural Housing Authority

3695 Desatoya Drive, Carson City, NV

There is one waiting list open now offered by Nevada Rural Housing Authority.

Nevada Rural Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Affordable Apartment Communities Open Until Further Notice
Multi-County, Nevada Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Mountain View Village Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed
Southgate II Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed

Nevada Rural Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) and Homeownership programs in Churchill County, Douglas County, Elko County, Esmeralda County, Eureka County, Humboldt County, Lander County, Lincoln County, Lyon County, Mineral County, Nye County, Pershing County, Storey County, White Pine County and Carson City but does not serve Clark County and Washoe County.

Go to the Nevada Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Nevada Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: Affordable Apartment Communities Waiting List

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA) waiting list for various affordable apartment communities is currently open.

The NRHA is accepting applications for this waiting list as of January, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, visit the NRHA page here, and select the button for an area.

Sources: This information was verified by the NRHA on January 12, 2022.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (775) 887-1795.

Last Updated on 01/12/2022.

Closed: Multi-County, Nevada Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The NRHA last accepted applications for this waiting list on December 9, 2022, until December 16, 2022. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size were listed on the NRHA website.

This waiting list had the following preference:

  • Applicants with a landlord willing to participate in the HCV program or if the applicant has located a unit they will move into where the landlord is willing to accept the voucher.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the NRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the NRHA on November 29, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Pershing, Storey, and White Pine County; and Carson City, Nevada.

Last Updated on 12/16/2022.

Closed: Mountain View Village Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Mountain View Village is closed.

The NRHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from January 24, 2022, until July 6, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Veteran

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

For more information, visit the NRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the NRHA on January 14, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Carson City, Nevada.

Last Updated on 07/06/2022.

Closed: Southgate II Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Nevada Rural Housing Authority Near Elderly and Disabled Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Southgate II is closed.

The NRHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from April 11, 2022, until, the earliest confirmed date of October 19, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the NRHA, "To qualify all households must meet income requirements, and the head, spouse or co-head must be 55 or disabled at any age".

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the NRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the NRHA on October 21, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Carson City, Nevada.

Last Updated on 10/21/2022.

About Nevada Rural Housing Authority

About the Nevada Rural Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Nevada Rural Housing Authority manages 1,187 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 1,003 7 25 77 75
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $618 $700 $1,005 $554 $597
Monthly Cost $619,972 $4,902 $25,114 $42,677 $44,759
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 13% having issued approximately 124 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 28 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $11,969 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 73% were extremely low income (ELI). 18% 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 73% 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, 40% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 33% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

33% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 28% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.

19% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Nevada Rural Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% include at least one person with a disability. 47% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 36% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

32% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 26% with 3 or more bedrooms. 31% 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 Rural Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $319 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $707. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $119.

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.