Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

340 North 11th Street
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
(702) 477-3100

Program Details

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

As of June, 2018, there are 15,000 households on the Public Housing Waiting List and 14,000 households on the Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) waiting list.

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority serves Clark County.

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Project-Based Voucher Waiting List: Open Now

AUGUST
27th
Project-Based Voucher Waiting List
  • When: June 27th, 2018 at 08:00 AM PT-August 27th, 2018 at 06:00 PM PT
  • Ways to Apply: Pick Up Application. Print Out Application. Mail In Application. Turn In Application. 
  • Applicants Placed By:  Date and Time
  • Reasonable Accommodation:  Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority at (702) 477- 3100 or TDD: (702) 387-1898.
  • 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.  Learn More About Preferences

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for select communities and bedroom sizes is currently open, from June 27, 2018, until August 27, 2018 at 5:00 pm PT.

Please note: The SNRHA offers both conventional Section 8 Project-Based Voucher communities, and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher communities that have been converted from Public Housing through the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. Communities listed on the SNRHA website as "PBV" and "PBV-RAD" are all Section 8 Project-Based Voucher communities.

To apply, visit the SNRHA page here, and download and print the application and HUD-92006 form for an open waiting list labeled "PBV" or "PBV-RAD."

Once the application has been completed, it must be be hand delivered, or postmarked by August 27, 2018 and mailed to the SNRHA.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Persons who work 20 hours or more per week, full time students - age 18 or older, persons with disabilities, elderly persons, persons who live or work in Clark county, veterans or spouses of veterans, veterans with a disability related to military service, spouses of deceased veterans.  

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

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 who is currently also on the housing authority's Housing Choice Voucher waiting list may request to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/27/2018.

Conventional Hampton Court Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

AUGUST
27th
Conventional Hampton Court Public Housing Waiting List
  • When: June 27th, 2018 at 08:00 AM PT-August 27th, 2018 at 06:00 PM PT
  • Ways to Apply: Print Out Application. Mail In Application. Turn In Application. 
  • Applicants Placed By:  Date and Time
  • Reasonable Accommodation:  Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority at (702) 477- 3100 or TDD: (702) 387-1898.
  • 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.  Learn More About Preferences

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Conventional Public Housing waiting list for 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units at Hampton Court is currently open, from June 27, 2018, until August 27, 2018 at 5:00 pm PT.

To apply, visit the SNRHA page here, and download and print the application and HUD-92006 form for Hampton Court (Henderson).

Once the application has been completed, it must be be hand delivered or postmarked by August 27, 2018 and mailed to the SNRHA.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Persons who work 20 hours or more per week, full time students - age 18 or older, persons with disabilities, elderly persons, persons who live or work in Clark county, veterans or spouses of veterans, veterans with a disability related to military service, spouses of deceased veterans.  

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

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


After applying, learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/27/2018.

Vera Johnson A 2-3 Bedroom Mixed Finance Waiting List: Open Now

AUGUST
27th
Vera Johnson A 2-3 Bedroom Mixed Finance Waiting List
  • When: June 27th, 2018 at 08:00 AM PT-August 27th, 2018 at 06:00 PM PT
  • Ways to Apply: Pick Up Application. Print Out Application. Mail In Application. Turn In Application. 
  • Applicants Placed By:  Date and Time
  • Reasonable Accommodation:  Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority at (702) 922 -6808 or TDD: (702) 387-1898.
  • 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.  Learn More About Preferences

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Mixed Finance waiting list for 2-3 Bedroom units at Vera Johnson A is currently open, from June 27, 2018, until August 27, 2018 at 5:00 pm PT.

To apply, visit the SNRHA page here, and download and print the application and HUD-92006 form for "Vera Johnson A (Mixed Finance)."

Once the application has been completed, it must be be hand delivered, or postmarked by August 27, 2018 and mailed to the SNRHA.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Persons who work 20 hours or more per week, full time students - age 18 or older, persons with disabilities, elderly persons, persons who live or work in Clark county, veterans or spouses of veterans, veterans with a disability related to military service, spouses of deceased veterans.  

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

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

Last Updated on 06/27/2018.

Clark County, Nevada Housing Choice Voucher 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 before 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.

As of June, 2018, there are 14,000 households on the Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) waiting list.

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

Last Updated on 06/04/2018.

Senior Public Housing Waiting List: Closed

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) is not accepting Senior Public Housing waiting list applications at this time.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Download and print the application and HUD-92006 form online.
  2. Out of state applicants could have called the SNRHA to request an application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must have be mailed or hand delivered to the SNRHA.

This waiting list had 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.

Last Updated on 06/26/2018.

About Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

More information about Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.snvrha.org/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/20/2018, it is not known if Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


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

As of the most recent VMS report, Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority manages 11,199 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

StandardHomeownershipFamily UnificationTenant ProtectionPorted OutVASHNon-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers7,394313073641921,1871,388
Monthly Cost Per Voucher$817$452$1,030$851$970$558$664
Monthly Cost$6,043,990$14,015$316,253$309,662$186,282$661,920$921,280

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.


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