About Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority serves Clark County, Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Laughlin, Boulder City, Mesquite, Searchlight, Boulder, Blue Diamond, Bunkerville, Cal Nev Ari, Enterprise, Goodsprings, Indian Springs, Moapa Town, Moapa Valley, Mount Charleston, Nellis AFB, Nelson, Paradise, Sandy Valley, Spring Valley, Summerlin South, Sunrise Manor, Whitney, Winchester and Cal-Nev-Ari.

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Section 8 PBV 1 & 2 Bedroom Waiting List: Open Now

JULY
31st

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for Patriots Place Apartments is currently open, from May 1, 2017 until July 31, 2017.

Please note: This community has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the pre-application in English or Spanish, and HUD-92006 form.
  2. Call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail (according to the public notice, this is only available for out-of-state applicants).

Disabled applicants may call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed or hand delivered to the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada
89122.

Income limit and property information can be found in English and Spanish.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Work 20+ hours per week, full time student in accredited school or training program (at least 18 years old), receiving SSI/SSD or proof of inability to work, elderly (62+), live or work in Clark County, veteran or spouse of a veteran, disabled veteran, spouse of deceased veteran.

For more information, visit the SNRHA website, or call the office at (702) 477-3100.


IMPORTANT NOTE: 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.

Summary

  • What: Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Project Based Voucher Opening
  • When: May 1st, 2017 - July 31st, 2017
  • How To Apply:
    • Mail Application
    • Print Out Application
    • Call For Application
    • Turn In Application
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally. Veterans. Working/Employed. Persons in Job Training or Higher Education. Persons with Disabilities.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 06/13/2017.

Project-Based Voucher-RAD 2 & 5 Bedroom Waiting List: Open Now

AUGUST
31st

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Project-Based Voucher-Rental Assistance Demonstration waiting list for 2 and 5-Bedrooms is currently open, from May 5, 2017 until August 31, 2017.

Please note: The following bedroom sizes are available at each property:

  • Biegger Estates: 2-Bedrooms
  • Landsman Gardens: 5-Bedrooms

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the pre-application in English or Spanish, and HUD-92006 form.
  2. Call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail (according to the public notice, this is only available for out-of-state applicants).

Disabled applicants may call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed or hand delivered to the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada
89122. Office hours are from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm PT, Monday-Friday.

Income limit and property information can be found in English and Spanish.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Work 20+ hours per week, full time student in accredited school or training program (at least 18 years old), receiving SSI/SSD or proof of inability to work, elderly (62+), live or work in Clark County, veteran or spouse of a veteran, disabled veteran, spouse of deceased veteran.

For more information, visit the SNRHA website, or call the office at (702) 477-3100.


IMPORTANT NOTE: 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.

Summary

  • What: Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Project Based Voucher Opening
  • When: May 5th, 2017 - August 31st, 2017
  • How To Apply:
    • Mail Application
    • Print Out Application
    • Call For Application
    • Turn In Application
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally. Veterans. Working/Employed. Persons in Job Training or Higher Education. Persons with Disabilities.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 06/13/2017.

Conventional Public Housing 1 & 4 Bedroom Waiting List: Open Now

JULY
31st

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Conventional Public Housing waiting list for 1 and 4-Bedrooms is currently open, from May 5, 2017 until July 31, 2017.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the pre-application in English or Spanish, and HUD-92006 form.
  2. Call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail (according to the public notice, this is only available for out-of-state applicants).

Disabled applicants may call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed or hand delivered to the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada
89122. Office hours are from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm PT, Monday-Friday.

Income limit and property information can be found in English and Spanish.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Work 20+ hours per week, full time student in accredited school or training program (at least 18 years old), receiving SSI/SSD or proof of inability to work, elderly (62+), live or work in Clark County, veteran or spouse of a veteran, disabled veteran, spouse of deceased veteran.

For more information, visit the SNRHA website, or call the office at (702) 477-3100.

Summary

  • What: Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • When: May 5th, 2017 - July 31st, 2017
  • How To Apply:
    • Mail Application
    • Print Out Application
    • Call For Application
    • Turn In Application
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally. Veterans. Working/Employed. Persons with Disabilities.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 06/13/2017.

Conventional Public Housing 2 & 3 Bedroom Waiting List: Open Now

AUGUST
31st

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Conventional Public Housing waiting list for 2 and 3-Bedrooms is currently open, from May 5, 2017 until August 31, 2017.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the pre-application in English or Spanish, and HUD-92006 form.
  2. Call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail (according to the public notice, this is only available for out-of-state applicants).

Disabled applicants may call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed or hand delivered to the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada
89122. Office hours are from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm PT, Monday-Friday.

Income limit and property information can be found in English and Spanish.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Work 20+ hours per week, full time student in accredited school or training program (at least 18 years old), receiving SSI/SSD or proof of inability to work, elderly (62+), live or work in Clark County, veteran or spouse of a veteran, disabled veteran, spouse of deceased veteran.

For more information, visit the SNRHA website, or call the office at (702) 477-3100.

Summary

  • What: Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • When: May 5th, 2017 - August 31st, 2017
  • How To Apply:
    • Mail Application
    • Print Out Application
    • Call For Application
    • Turn In Application
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally. Veterans. Working/Employed. Persons in Job Training or Higher Education. Persons with Disabilities.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 06/13/2017.

Senior Public Housing Studio & 1 Bedroom Waiting List: Open Now

AUGUST
31st

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Senior Public Housing waiting list for Studio and 1-Bedroom units is currently open, from May 5, 2017 until August 31, 2017.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the pre-application in English or Spanish, and HUD-92006 form.
  2. Call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail (according to the public notice, this is only available for out-of-state applicants).

Disabled applicants may call (702) 477-3100 to request a pre-application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed or hand delivered to the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada
89122. Office hours are from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm PT, Monday-Friday.

Income limit and property information can be found in English and Spanish.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Work 20+ hours per week, full time student in accredited school or training program (at least 18 years old), receiving SSI/SSD or proof of inability to work, elderly (62+), live or work in Clark County, veteran or spouse of a veteran, disabled veteran, spouse of deceased veteran.

For more information, visit the SNRHA website, or call the office at (702) 477-3100.

Summary

  • What: Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Public Housing for Senior and Disabled Opening
  • When: May 5th, 2017 - August 31st, 2017
  • How To Apply:
    • Mail Application
    • Print Out Application
    • Call For Application
    • Turn In Application
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally. Veterans. Working/Employed. Persons in Job Training or Higher Education. Persons with Disabilities.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 06/13/2017.

Clark County, Nevada Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for non-elderly disabled households for one day in May 2016, and prior to that for non-elderly disabled households for nearly two months in June 2014.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to call the SNRHA. No applications were available or accepted in person or by mail.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Working 20 hours per week or more, full time student in an accredited school or training program, receiving SSI/SSD or proof of inability to work, live or work in Clark County, disabled veteran or spouse, spouse of deceased veteran, veteran.

For more information, visit the SNRHA website, or call the office at (702) 477-3100.

Last Updated on 06/13/2017.

Project-Based Voucher-RAD 2 & 4 Bedroom Waiting List: Closed

Senior Public Housing Studio, 1 & 2 Bedroom Waiting List: Closed

Mixed Finance Waiting List: Closed


About the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority manages 11,431 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 7,730 32 314 376 160 1,175 1,359
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $793 $456 $1,037 $886 $846 $578 $686
Monthly Cost $6,132,586 $14,576 $325,482 $333,125 $135,365 $678,792 $932,171

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Southern Nevada Regional 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 6% having issued approximately 1,834 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 25 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $13,381 per year. 90% of households were very low income (VLI) and 65% were extremely low income (ELI). 27% 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 64% 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, 57% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 20% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

51% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 48% of households with children have a female head of household. 80% of all households were headed by a female.

79% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 67% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 32% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 77% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

15% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 31% with 2 bedrooms and 54% with 3 or more bedrooms. 36% 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 Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $363 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $919. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $167.



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 Operated by Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

50 N Honolulu St
Otto Merida Desert Villas ( Honolulu St ) is a 60 unit low income housing apartment community in Las Vegas.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
2120 Vegas Dr
Aida Brents Gardens is a 24 unit low income housing apartment community in Las Vegas.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
900 Brush St
Arthur D. Sartini Plaza is a 259 unit low income housing apartment community in Las Vegas.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
2525 W Washington Ave
Harry Levy Gardens is a 150 unit low income housing apartment community in Las Vegas.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
5000 Alta Dr
James Down Towers is a 200 unit low income housing apartment community in Las Vegas.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance

Affordable Apartments near Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

510 College Drive
Terracina Apartments is a 144 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-3 bedroom apartments for rent in Henderson. Rents at Terracina Apartments are $671-800.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Henderson.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit HOME
1701 N Jones Blvd
Vintage Desert Rose Senior Apartments is a 184 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-2 bedroom apartments for rent in Las Vegas. Rents at Vintage Desert Rose Senior Apartments are $624-812.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Las Vegas.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit HOME
16 E Webb Avenue
Rose Garden Townhouses is a 115 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 2-3 bedroom apartments for rent in North Las Vegas.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance