Housing Authority of the City of Ada

Stockton
Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma 74820

Housing Authority of the City of Ada is a Public Housing Agency in Ada, Oklahoma that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 9th, 2019, Housing Authority of the City of Ada has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Housing Authority of the City of Ada Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of the City of Ada serves Ada.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Housing Authority of the City of Ada Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority of the City of Ada Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Ada Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Ada (HACA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

Ada, OK is about 80 miles southeast of Oklahoma City, OK.

To apply, visit the HACA to pick up a pre-application, located at 1100 N Stockton St, Ada, OK 74820, during normal office hours.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above during normal office hours.

The following documentation is required with the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, photo IDs for all adult household members, and proof of all income.

No preferences have been identified.

Applicants will receive a confirmation number upon submitting the pre-application. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.

According to a HACA representative as of November 20, 2015, the waiting list for a voucher is very long.

For more information, call the HACA office at (580) 436-1613 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 (580)436-1613.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/14/2017.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Ada (HACA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The HACA offers three Public Housing communities with 275 units for families and senior/disabled households.

To apply, visit the HACA to pick up a pre-application, located at 1100 N Stockton St., Ada, OK 74820 during normal office hours.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above during normal office hours.

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

No preferences have been identified.

The waiting list for Pubic Housing is very long.

For more information, call the HACA office at (580) 436-1613 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 (580)436-1613.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 12/04/2015.

About Housing Authority of the City of Ada

Representatives of Housing Authority of the City of Ada may be available by phone at (580) 436-1613. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/09/2019, it is not known if Housing Authority of the City of Ada is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


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

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of the City of Ada manages 71 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 70 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $408 $635
Monthly Cost $28,576 $635

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

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 21% having issued approximately 4 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 9 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $11,527 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 71% were extremely low income (ELI). 35% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 57% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

8% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 28% 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.

55% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 45% of households with children have a female head of household. 85% of all households were headed by a female.

31% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 15% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Ada Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 40% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 100% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

20% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 47% with 2 bedrooms and 33% with 3 or more bedrooms. 28% 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 Ada voucher holders in 2016 was $280 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $517. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $136.



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 Housing Authority of the City of Ada

Ada Reed

207 W Cottage St
Ada, OK

1222 N Stockton St

1222 N Stockton St
Ada, OK