Muskogee Housing Authority

220 N 40th Street
Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma 74402

Muskogee Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Muskogee, Oklahoma that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Public Housing Homeownership, Family Self-sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Homeownership, Family Unification Program (FUP), and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs. As of August 18th, 2019, Muskogee Housing Authority has 6 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Muskogee, Oklahoma Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Senior Housing Other Senior Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Disabled Housing Other Disabled Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Market Rate Single Family Homes Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Near-Elderly/Disabled Housing Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Muskogee Housing Authority serves Muskogee.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Muskogee, Oklahoma Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Senior Housing Open Until Further Notice
Disabled Housing Open Until Further Notice
Market Rate Single Family Homes Open Until Further Notice
Near-Elderly/Disabled Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Muskogee Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Muskogee, Oklahoma Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Muskogee Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from June 1, 2019 at 8:00 am CT, until further notice. It was open last in September, 2018.

To apply, complete the online application that is on the MHA website here.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or Work Locally, Non-Elderly Disabled Homeless, Non-Elderly Disabled.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, read the MHA public notice, or visit the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via email to brandy.kucera@muskogeehousing.org to request to be added to the HCV Waiting list and include a list of full names for all household members, social security numbers, birth dates, current mailing address, and current phone number..

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/01/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Muskogee Housing Authority (MHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least May, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application here. Select a "Public Housing" waiting list.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (918) 687-6301.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/31/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Senior Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Senior Waiting List

The Muskogee Housing Authority (MHA) Senior (62+) Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least May, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application here. Select a waiting list with the description, "Head of Household must be at least 62 years of age."

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (918) 687-6301.

Last Updated on 05/31/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Disabled Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Disabled Waiting List

The Muskogee Housing Authority (MHA) Disabled Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least May, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application here. Select a waiting list with the description, "Head of Household must be disabled as defined by HUD."

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via .

Last Updated on 05/31/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Market Rate Single Family Homes Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Muskogee Housing Authority (MHA) Market Rate Single Family Homes waiting list is currently open, since at least May, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application here. Select a waiting list with the description, "Market Rate Single Family Homes."

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (918) 687-6301.

Last Updated on 05/31/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Near-Elderly/Disabled Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List

The Muskogee Housing Authority (MHA) Near-Elderly (50+)/Disabled Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least May, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application here. Select a waiting list with the description, "Near Elderly (50 years of age and older) and/or Disabled."

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (918) 687-6301.

Last Updated on 05/31/2019.

About Muskogee Housing Authority

More information about Muskogee Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.muskogeehousing.org/. Representatives of Muskogee Housing Authority may be available by phone at (918) 687-6301. Unless otherwise noted applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/18/2019, it is not known if Muskogee Housing Authority 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.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

About the Muskogee Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Muskogee Housing Authority manages 768 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Family Unification Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 394 76 6 82 210
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $416 $536 $1,277 $353 $364
Monthly Cost $163,756 $40,700 $7,660 $28,915 $76,429

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Muskogee 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 25% having issued approximately 27 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 17 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $10,513 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 67% were extremely low income (ELI). 24% 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 65% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

10% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 52% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% 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.

53% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 51% of households with children have a female head of household. 83% of all households were headed by a female.

58% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 47% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Muskogee Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 22% include at least one person with a disability. 37% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 51% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

27% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 31% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 25% 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 Muskogee Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $258 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $521. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $142.



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.


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