Cleveland Housing Authority

450 Walker Street Northeast, Cleveland, TN

There are no open waiting lists offered by Cleveland Housing Authority. Go to the Tennessee Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Tennessee Public Housing Waiting Lists page for nearby housing applications.

Closed: Bradley County, Tennessee Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Cleveland Housing Authority (CHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted for one day only, on September 1, 2021, until 100 applications were received. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. Walk-ins or hand delivered pre-applications were not accepted.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

The waiting list closed before 12:00 pm ET.

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CHA public notice on August 31, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Bradley County, Tennessee.

Last Updated on 09/01/2021.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

The Cleveland Housing Authority (CHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is closed.

The CHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from September 1, 2021, until an unconfirmed close date in November, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. Walk-ins or hand delivered pre-applications were not accepted.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CHA on November 9, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Bradley County, Tennessee. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 03/30/2022.

About Cleveland Housing Authority

About the Cleveland Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Cleveland Housing Authority manages 165 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 150 5 10
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $403 $753 $480
Monthly Cost $60,477 $3,766 $4,796
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 8% having issued approximately 25 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 10 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $10,918 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 65% were extremely low income (ELI). 24% 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 64% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 63% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% 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.

56% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 53% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

50% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 44% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Cleveland Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% 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. 92% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

13% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 45% 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 Cleveland Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $265 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $533. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $101.

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 Cleveland Housing Authority

Samuel Melton Cooper Eld.

330 6th St NE
Cleveland, Tennessee