Stillwater Housing Authority

807 S Lowry Street
Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma 74074

Stillwater Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Stillwater, Oklahoma that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of February 21st, 2020, Stillwater Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Stillwater Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Stillwater Housing Authority serves Stillwater.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Stillwater Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Stillwater Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Stillwater Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Stillwater Housing Authority (SHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

Stillwater, OK is about 60 miles west of Tulsa, OK.

To apply, visit the SHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 807 S. Lowry Street, Stillwater, OK  74074, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 pm until 4:30 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 12:00 pm; and 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

No documents are needed at this time.

The SHA does not have a preference.

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.

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

The waiting list for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher is approximately 12 to 18 months.

For more information, visit the SHA website, or call the office at (405) 372-4906 from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 pm until 4:30 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)372-4906.

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

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

Please note: The waiting list for Public Housing is approximately 2 to 3 years.

The SHA offers one Public Housing community with 85 units for senior/disabled households, and 58 scattered site homes for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms.

To apply, visit the SHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 807 S. Lowry Street, Stillwater, OK  74074, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

No documents are needed at this time.

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.

For more information, visit the SHA website, or call the office at 405-372-4906, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm until 4:30 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)372-4906.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 12/04/2015.

About Stillwater Housing Authority

More information about Stillwater Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://stillwaterhousing.org/.

Representatives of Stillwater Housing Authority may be available by phone at (405) 372-4906. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/21/2020, it is not known if Stillwater 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 Stillwater Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Stillwater Housing Authority manages 625 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Ported Out
Vouchers 620 1 4
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $465 $326 $914
Monthly Cost $288,555 $326 $3,656

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Stillwater 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 16% having issued approximately 38 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 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 21 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 $12,473 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 65% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 64% 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, 53% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 22% 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.

42% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 36% of households with children have a female head of household. 71% of all households were headed by a female.

30% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 23% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Stillwater Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 45% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 50% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

37% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 31% with 2 bedrooms and 32% with 3 or more bedrooms. 15% 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 Stillwater Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $324 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $548. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $188.



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 Stillwater Housing Authority

Roxie Weber Plaza

807 S Lowry St
Stillwater, Oklahoma