Housing Authority of the City of Gallup

203 Debra Drive, Gallup, NM

There is one waiting list open now offered by Housing Authority of the City of Gallup.

Housing Authority of the City of Gallup Waiting Lists

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Housing Authority of the City of Gallup Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Housing Authority of the City of Gallup offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Gallup.

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

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Housing Authority of the City of Gallup (HACG) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The HACG offers four Public Housing communities with 267 units for families and senior/disabled households.

To apply, visit the HACG to pick up a pre-application, located at 203 Debra Dr., Gallup, NM 87301, during normal office hours.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 11:00 am MT on Fridays.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards, proof of all income, birth certificates, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The HACG does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application has been received.

For more information, the HACG can be reached by calling (505) 722-4388 during normal office hours.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (505)722-4388.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/27/2015.

About Housing Authority of the City of Gallup

Phone: (505) 722-4388.

About the Housing Authority of the City of Gallup Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the City of Gallup manages 25 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard VASH
Vouchers 13 12
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $488 $426
Monthly Cost $6,338 $5,117
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 27% having issued approximately 2 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 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 2 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $11,526 per year. 86% of households were very low income (VLI) and 55% were extremely low income (ELI). 16% 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 77% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 55% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% 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.

39% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 27% of households with children have a female head of household. 48% of all households were headed by a female.

84% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Gallup Housing Choice Voucher program, 28% include at least one person with a disability. 46% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 57% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

39% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 43% with 2 bedrooms and 18% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 Housing Authority of the City of Gallup voucher holders in 2016 was $315 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $704. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $117.

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 Apartments Operated by Housing Authority of the City of Gallup

Site E

500 Gomez Dr
Gallup, New Mexico

Site a - 3

217 Debra Dr
Gallup, New Mexico

Site D - 4

1001 E Morgan Ave
Gallup, New Mexico