Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

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

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Las Vegas, Nevada that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher, Rental Assistance Demonstration, and Public Housing Homeownership programs. As of February 17th, 2019, Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority has 4 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The 1-2 Bedroom (55+) RAD Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The 1-2 Bedroom (62+) RAD Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The 1-2 Bedroom (55+) Senior Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Non-Aided Properties Waiting List is open indefinitely.

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.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
1-2 Bedroom (55+) RAD Senior Project-Based Voucher Open Indefinitely
1-2 Bedroom (62+) RAD Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Open Indefinitely
1-2 Bedroom (55+) Senior Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Non-Aided Properties Open Indefinitely
General Clark County, Nevada Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Clark County, Nevada Non-Elderly Disabled Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Project-Based Voucher Closed
Conventional Public Housing Closed
Senior Public Housing Closed
Mixed Finance Closed
Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) Closed

Open Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: 1-2 Bedroom (55+) RAD Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Senior (55+) RAD Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at Espinoza Terrace, Rose Gardens, and Lubertha Johnson is currently open, from December 3, 2018 at 8:00 am PT, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print out the application online here. Scroll down to the row titled "Espinoza Terrace (PBV-RAD/Henderson)," "Rose Gardens (PBV-RAD/North Las Vegas)," or "Lubertha Johnson (Future PBV-RAD)," and select the links in the "PreApp" and "HUD-92006 (Required)" columns. The application is available in English and Spanish.
  2. Call (702) 477-3100 to request an application by mail (according to the public notice, this is only available for persons with disabilities or out-of-state applicants).

Once the application has been completed, it must be:

  1. Dropped off at the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89122, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, PT.
  2. Mailed to the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89122.

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, read the SNRHA public notice, or visit the SNRHA RAD page here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (702) 477-3100.

Last Updated on 02/02/2019.

Open Indefinitely: 1-2 Bedroom (62+) RAD Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Senior (62+) RAD Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at Marion Bennett is currently open, from December 3, 2018 at 8:00 am PT, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print out the application online here. Scroll down to the row titled "Marion Bennett (Future PBV-RAD)," and select the links in the "PreApp" and "HUD-92006 (Required)" columns. The application is available in English and Spanish.
  2. Call (702) 477-3100 to request an application by mail (according to the public notice, this is only available for persons with disabilities or out-of-state applicants).

Once the application has been completed, it must be:

  1. Dropped off at the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89122, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, PT.
  2. Mailed to the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89122.

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, read the SNRHA public notice, or visit the SNRHA RAD page here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (702) 477-3100.

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 12/05/2018.

Open Indefinitely: 1-2 Bedroom (55+) Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Senior (55+) Public Housing waiting list for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at James Down, Sartini Plaza and Levy Gardens is currently open, from December 3, 2018 at 8:00 am PT, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print out the application online here. Scroll down to the row titled "Designated Senior (James Down, Sartini Plaza, and Levy Gardens)," and select the links in the "PreApp" and "HUD-92006 (Required)" columns. The application is available in English and Spanish.
  2. Disabled and out-of-state residents can call (702) 477-3100 to request an application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must be:

  1. Dropped off at the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89122, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, PT.
  2. Mailed to the SNRHA Admissions Department, located at 5390 East Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89122.

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, read the SNRHA public notice, or visit the SNRHA Public Housing page here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (702) 477-3100.

Last Updated on 12/05/2018.

Open Indefinitely: Non-Aided Properties Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Non-Aided Properties waiting list for select communities is currently open, since at least November 29, 2018, until further notice.

Please note: According to the SNRHA, "These units do not receive subsidy from HUD, however rents are affordable for low-income applicants."

To apply, visit the SNRHA web page here, and scroll down to the table titled "Currently Taking Applications For Following Properties." In the "Other Non-Aided" column, select the public notice to find out what which communities are accepting applications, and then select application link.

For more information, visit the SNRHA Affordable Housing page here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (702) 477-3100.

Last Updated on 12/05/2018.

Other Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: General Clark County, Nevada Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) General Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

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 11/29/2018.

Closed: Clark County, Nevada Non-Elderly Disabled Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Non-Elderly Disabled 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 11/29/2018.

Closed: Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list is currently closed.

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

Last Updated on 08/27/2018.

Closed: Conventional Public Housing Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Conventional Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Last Updated on 11/29/2018.

Closed: Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Senior Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Last Updated on 11/29/2018.

Closed: Mixed Finance Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Mixed Finance waiting list is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Last Updated on 11/29/2018.

Closed: Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) Waiting List

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) waiting list is currently closed. The 3-Bedroom waiting list was last open for three weeks from December, 2018 until January, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: Applicant must be a legal resident of the state of Nevada at the time of application.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to download and print out the application online.

Once the application has been completed, it must have been either:

  1. Postmarked by January 7, 2019 and mailed to the SNRHA Admissions Department.
  2. Faxed to the SNRHA

This waiting list had the following preferences: Veterans.

For more information, visit the SNRHA NSP page here.

Last Updated on 01/07/2019.

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 11/29/2018, Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Office Hours

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

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 11,382 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 7,675 24 296 330 177 1,195 1,350
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $812 $382 $1,014 $884 $1,029 $548 $717
Monthly Cost $6,234,025 $9,172 $300,206 $291,772 $182,118 $654,539 $968,549

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

Otto Merida Desert Villas ( Honolulu St )

50 N Honolulu St
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HCV Welcome

Aida Brents Gardens

2120 Vegas Dr
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Arthur D. Sartini Plaza

900 Brush St
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Harry Levy Gardens

2525 W Washington Ave
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James Down Towers

5000 Alta Dr
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