Ogden Housing Authority

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Open: Ogden Housing Authority Section 8 HCV

The Ogden Housing Authority (OHA) is currently accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications.

There are three ways to apply for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher:

1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 801-627-5851, Monday-Thursday, 8am until 5pm and on Fridays between the hours of 9am and 1pm.

2. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1100 Grant Ave., Ogden, UT 84404.

3. Download an application here, then print and complete.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This housing authority has a preference that may improve your spot on the waiting list: displaced by a natural disaster, living in a transitional shelter, or local applicants.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://ogdenha.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 801-627-5851, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 8am and 5pm and on Fridays between the hours of 9am and 1pm.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (801)627-5851.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/18/2022.

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Open: Ogden Housing Authority Public Housing

The Ogden Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior disabled individuals.

This housing authority offer six apartment communities for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are three ways to apply for public housing:
1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 801-627-5851, Monday-Thursday, 8am until 5pm and on Fridays between the hours of 9am and 1pm.
2. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1100 Grant Ave., Ogden, UT 84404.
3. Download an application here, then print and complete.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This housing authority has a preference that may improve your spot on the waiting list: displaced by a natural disaster, living in a transitional shelter, or local applicants.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://ogdenha.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 801-627-5851, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 8am and 5pm and on Fridays between the hours of 9am and 1pm.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (801)627-5851.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/18/2022.

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About Ogden Housing Authority

1100 Grant Avenue, Ogden, UT | Visit Website | (801) 627-5851

Ogden Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,309 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs..

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Ogden Housing Authority is located in Ogden, UT.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.

Office Hours

Open today from 9:00am to 1:00pm MDT.

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 9:00am-1:00pm

About the Ogden Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Ogden Housing Authority manages 1,008 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 807 115 7 79
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $605 $590 $1,756 $499
Monthly Cost $488,360 $67,846 $12,290 $39,439
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 37 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 9 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $13,552 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 22% 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 74% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 43% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 29% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 27% 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.

35% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 30% of households with children have a female head of household. 70% of all households were headed by a female.

27% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 7% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Ogden Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 33% include at least one person with a disability. 59% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 63% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

36% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 23% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% 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 Ogden Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $344 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $564. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $94.

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.