About Housing Authority of the City of Williston

The Housing Authority of the City of Williston is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Williston, North Dakota.

The Housing Authority of the City of Williston serves Williston.

Housing Authority of the City of Williston Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The Housing Authority of the City of Williston (HACW) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The HACW offers one public housing community with 126 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to obtain a public housing application:
1. Visit the HACW to pick up an application, located at 1801 8th Avenue W. Apartment 50, Williston, North Dakota 58801, during normal office hours.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling (701) 572-2006 during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. 

Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: social security cards, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The HACW does have a preference for applicants who are elderly/disabled individuals.

For more information the HACW can be reached by calling (701) 572-2006 during normal office hours.

Summary

  • What: Housing Authority of the City of Williston Public Housing Opening
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. 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 06/05/2015.

Housing Authority of the City of Williston Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

The Housing Authority of the City of Williston (HACW) is currently accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

There are two ways to obtain a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher application:
1. Visit the HACW in person to pick up an application, located at 1801 8th Avenue W. Apartment 50, Williston, North Dakota 58801, during normal office hours.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling (701) 572-2006 during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. 

Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: social security cards, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The HACW does have a preference for applicants who are elderly/disabled individuals.

For more information, the HACW can be reached by calling 701-572-2006 during normal office hours.

Last Updated on 07/22/2015.


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

As of March 31st, 2016 the Housing Authority of the City of Williston manages 44 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Tenant Protection VASH
Vouchers 17 4 23
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $473 $838 $610
Monthly Cost $8,040 $3,352 $14,025

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the City of Williston

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 -5% having issued approximately -8 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for -1 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of -5 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains -5 persons and has a household income of $-5 per year. -5% of households were very low income (VLI) and -5% were extremely low income (ELI). -5% of households had wages as a major source of income, -5% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and -5% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

-5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, -5% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, -5% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and -5% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, -5% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

-10% of households included children, -5% of which had two adults in the household. -5% of households with children have a female head of household. -5% of all households were headed by a female.

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

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Williston Housing Choice Voucher program, -5% include at least one person with a disability. -5% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. -5% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

-5% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, -5% with 2 bedrooms and -5% with 3 or more bedrooms. -5% 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 Williston voucher holders in 2016 was $-5 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $-5. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $-5.



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.


Affordable Apartments near Housing Authority of the City of Williston

607 6th St E
Brookeland Homes is a 34 unit low income housing apartment community in Williston.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
514 Reclamation Dr
Missouri View Heights is a 8 unit low income housing apartment community in Williston.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Project Based Rental Assistance Accessible Units Persons With Disabilities
705 5th St E
Waters Edge is a 51 unit low income housing apartment community in Williston.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Williston.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit