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Seminole Housing Authority

111 Randolph Drive
Seminole, Seminole County, Oklahoma 74868

Seminole Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of April 21st, 2021, Seminole Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Seminole Housing Authority serves Seminole.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Seminole Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Seminole Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Seminole Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Seminole Housing Authority Phone: (405) 382-3081.

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Seminole Housing Authority (SHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The SHA offers one Public Housing community with 120 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 3 bedrooms.

To apply, visit the SHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 111 Randolph Drive, Seminole, Oklahoma 74868 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

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 bank statements.

The SHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

The waiting list for Public Housing is short.

For more information, call the SHA office at (405) 382-3081 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (405)382-3081.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 12/04/2015.

Other Seminole Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Seminole Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Seminole Housing Authority (SHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when the waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.


For more information, call the SHA office at (405) 382-3081 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.

Last Updated on 12/04/2015.

About Seminole Housing Authority

Representatives of Seminole Housing Authority may be available by phone at (405) 382-3081. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 04/21/2021, it is not known if Seminole 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.


About the Seminole Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Seminole Housing Authority manages 96 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard
Vouchers 96
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $419
Monthly Cost $40,204

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Seminole 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 11% having issued approximately 9 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 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 7 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 $11,718 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 58% were extremely low income (ELI). 37% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 63% 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, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 29% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% 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. 46% of households with children have a female head of household. 83% of all households were headed by a female.

28% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 14% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Seminole Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 14% include at least one person with a disability. 19% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 60% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

40% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 30% with 2 bedrooms and 30% with 3 or more bedrooms. 4% 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 Seminole Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $340 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $536. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $175.



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 Seminole Housing Authority

Elderly

17 Randolph St
Seminole, Oklahoma