St. George Housing Authority
St. George Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of January 28th, 2021, St. George Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
St. George Housing Authority serves St George.
Open St. George Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.
St. George Housing Authority Phone: (435) 628-3648.
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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 St. George Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for senior/disabled individuals.
Please Note: This housing authority does not offer public housing to families.
This housing authority offers one apartment community with 30 units dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.
There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 975 N. 1725 W. #101, St. George, UT 84770, during normal office hours.
Once the application has been completed, it can be hand delivered to the address listed above.
No preferences were noted.
More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.stgeorgehousingauthority.org/
, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 435-628-3648, during normal office hours.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (435)628-3648.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 05/22/2015.
About St. George Housing Authority
Representatives of St. George Housing Authority may be available by phone at (435) 628-3648. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the St. George Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, St. George Housing Authority manages 258 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 ||Homeownership ||VASH |
||246 ||2 ||10 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$448 ||$288 ||$426 |
||$110,195 ||$576 ||$4,257 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for St. George 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 12% having issued approximately 21 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 28 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.7 persons and has a household income of $13,293 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 15% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 82% 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, 36% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 40% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
22% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 19% of households with children have a female head of household. 77% of all households were headed by a female.
13% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the St. George Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 43% include at least one person with a disability. 65% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 71% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
33% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 32% with 3 or more bedrooms. 42% 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 St. George Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $326 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $506. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $79.
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 St. George Housing Authority
975 N 1725 W
St George, Utah