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Fort Stockton Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Fort Stockton, Texas that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Homeownership Voucher programs. As of May 21st, 2019, Fort Stockton Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Fort Stockton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Fort Stockton Housing Authority serves Fort Stockton.
|Fort Stockton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher||Open Indefinitely|
The Fort Stockton Housing Authority (FSHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.
To apply, download and print the online application here.
Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand-delivered to the FSHA, located at 116 West Second Street., Fort Stockton, Texas, 79735, or faxed to 432-336-2133.
This waiting list has the following preferences: Elderly, Disabled, Victims of Domestic Violence or Homeless.
Applicants who need assistance filling out the application can visit the FSHA office at the address above during normal office hours.
The documents required for the application process and interview are noted on the application provided above.
For more information, visit the City of Stockton website here, or call the FSHA at 432-336-8525.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (432) 336-8525 ext.36.
Last Updated on 11/13/2018.
More information about Fort Stockton Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://cityoffortstockton.com/housing-authority/.
As of 11/13/2018, Fort Stockton Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.
As of the most recent VMS report, Fort Stockton Housing Authority manages 80 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$406||$472||$475|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 37% having issued approximately 3 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 9 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.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $12,163 per year. 99% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 34% 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.
7% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 37% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 39% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 7% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
42% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 38% of households with children have a female head of household. 77% of all households were headed by a female.
87% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with -1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Fort Stockton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% include at least one person with a disability. 26% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 59% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
29% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 33% with 3 or more bedrooms. 23% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Fort Stockton Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $285 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $598. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $128.
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.