McAlester Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Mcalester, Oklahoma.

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Open Until Further Notice: McAlester Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The McAlester Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.McAlester, OK is about 90 miles south of Tulsa, OK.To apply, visit the MHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 520 W Kiowa Ave., McAlester, OK 74501, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The MHA does not hand out or receive pre-applications on the 1st through the 6th of the month.Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The MHA does not hand out or receive pre-applications on the 1st through the 6th of the month.No documents are needed at this time.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, proof of all income, and letter from school if enrolled in school.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.The MHA does have a preference, and will go over them when you pick up the pre-application.The current wait time for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher is 12 to 18 months.For more information, call the MHA office at (918) 426-0335 during normal office hours.

Open Until Further Notice: McAlester Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The McAlester Housing Authority (MHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.The MHA offers three Public Housing community with 274 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 3 bedrooms.To apply, visit the MHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 520 W Kiowa Ave., McAlester, OK 74501, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The MHA does not hand out or receive pre-applications on the 1st through the 6th of the month.Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The MHA does not hand out or receive pre-applications on the 1st through the 6th of the month.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, proof of all income, and letter from school (if enrolled in school).The MHA does have preferences, and will go over them when you pick up the pre-application.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.As of December 2015, the current wait time for Public Housing is 3 to 6 months.For more information, call the MHA office at (918) 426-0335 during normal office hours.

About The Agency

McAlester Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 347 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

520 West Kiowa Avenue, Mcalester, OK

(918) 423-3345

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How large is the McAlester Housing Authority?

McAlester Housing Authority serves 326 low-income households. The agency manages 77 Housing Choice Vouchers and 252 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the McAlester Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 62 percent of households served by McAlester Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 87 percent of McAlester Housing Authority households.

How many McAlester Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 84 households and make up 26 percent of households served by McAlester Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the McAlester Housing Authority?

There are 241 female-headed renter households living in McAlester Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 74% of those served by the McAlester Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among McAlester Housing Authority renters?

Black 26
Native American 33
White 251
Hispanic 13

How many senior-headed renter households are served by McAlester Housing Authority?

There are 110 households headed by seniors served by the McAlester Housing Authority. Senior households are 34% of households in McAlester Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in McAlester Housing Authority housing?

There are 88 persons with disabilities living in McAlester Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 27% of households served by the McAlester Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the McAlester Housing Authority?

The McAlester Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by McAlester Housing Authority

Rental

801 E Monroe Ave, Mcalester, Oklahoma 74501

payment Subsidized

Rental

501A W Kiowa Ave, Mcalester, Oklahoma 74501

payment Subsidized

Rental

1300 E Chickasaw Ave, Mcalester, Oklahoma 74501

payment Subsidized