The average waiting period for public housing is 18 months to 2 years for applicants under the age of 62. For elderly/disabled applicants, the average wait time is 6 to 12 months. You will be housed according to availability.
It is important for you to remember to contact our office with any change of address. Failure to do so will result in your application being removed from the waiting list.
You have the right to accept or decline the public housing offer. Clients who decline our offer will be withdrawn from the waiting list.
To check on the status of your Public Housing or Housing Choice Voucher application, please contact the Public Housing office by phone at 870-542-6464, 870-542-6065 or 870-898-2107, or by email.
We are an Equal Housing Opportunity Provider. We provide housing without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, physical or mental handicap, familial status, national origin, or other protected class. To file a complaint of discrimination, write HUD Director, Office of Civil Rights, 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, D.C. 20410 or call Customer Service at (202) 708-1112 (voice) or (202) 708-1455 (TTY). HUD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
In accordance with federal law and United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex or familial status. To file a complaint of discrimination, write HUD Director, Office of Civil Rights, 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410, or call (202) 708-1112 (voice) or (202) 708-1455 (TDD).