HOW TO APPLY FOR HOUSING

OPTIONS TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR OPEN WAITING LISTS:
All applications must be submitted online via the MyHousing Applicant Portal.
https://auroraha.myhousing.com/
If you already have an active application and wish to submit a new application for a different program you may do by first registering on the MyHousing Portal. Once registered you can review current applications and submit a new one.

Public Housing Program

The Aurora Housing Authority (AHA) Public Housing waiting list is open for 4 and 5
bedroom sizes. All other bedroom sizes are closed.
Applications will be accepted online only through the MyHousing Applicant portal at
https://auroraha.myhousing.com/
Applications will not be accepted after the closing. Applicants currently on the
waiting list will not be affected by the closure.

Eligibility Requirements:
Eligibility for public housing is determined by the AHA based on the total annual gross income and family size and is limited to US citizens and specified categories of non-citizens who have eligible immigration status. In general, the family’s income may not exceed 80% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. Median income levels are published by HUD and vary by location. Family must be headed by a person who qualifies under the AHA’s public housing guidelines.

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Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list is currently closed. The AHA
does not accept applications during times when the waiting list is closed. Please
check back or watch our social media pages for times when the waiting list will be
open.

Eligibility Requirements:
Eligibility for a housing voucher is determined by the AHA based on the total annual gross income and family size and is limited to US citizens and specified categories of non-citizens who have eligible immigration status. In general, the family’s income may not exceed 50 percent of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. By law, a PHA must provide 75 percent of its voucher to applicants whose incomes do not exceed 30 percent of the area median income. Median income levels are published by HUD and vary by location. Family must be headed by a person who qualifies as elderly or disabled.

Waiting List FAQ’s
Fox Prairie Homes – Project Based Voucher Program

The Fox Prairie Homes features 2, 3 & 4 bedroom residential units across Aurora. The
Fox Prairie Homes waiting list for 4 bedrooms is currently OPEN. All other bedroom sizes are currently closed.  The AHA does
not accept applications during times when the waiting list is closed.

Eligibility Requirements:
Eligibility for a project based housing unit is determined by the AHA based on the total annual gross income and family size and is limited to US citizens and specified categories of non-citizens who have eligible immigration status. In general, the family’s income may not exceed 50% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. By law, a PHA must provide 75 percent of its voucher to applicants whose incomes do not exceed 30 percent of the area median income. Median income levels are published by HUD and vary by location. Households must also meet certain requirements of the property owner.

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St. Charles Senior Living Community – Project Based Voucher

The St. Charles Senior Living Community waiting list for seniors (at least one
household member must be 55 or older) fitting a one and two bedroom unit is OPEN.
The AHA does not accept applications during times when the waiting list is closed.

Eligibility Requirements:
Eligibility for a project based housing unit is determined by the AHA based on the total annual gross income and family size and is limited to US citizens and specified categories of non-citizens who have eligible immigration status. In general, the family’s income may not exceed 50% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. By law, a PHA must provide 75 percent of its voucher to applicants whose incomes do not exceed 30 percent of the area median income. Median income levels are published by HUD and vary by location. Households must also meet certain requirements of the property owner. At least one family member must be 55 years or older, or turning 55 in the same month that they apply.

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Coulter Court (One Bedroom) -Project Based Voucher

The Coulter Court waiting list for a one bedroom is currently closed. The AHA does
not accept applications during times when the waiting list is closed.

Eligibility Requirements:
Eligibility for a project based housing unit is determined by the AHA based on the total annual gross income and family size and is limited to US citizens and specified categories of non-citizens who have eligible immigration status. In general, the family’s income may not exceed 50% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. By law, a PHA must provide 75 percent of its voucher to applicants whose incomes do not exceed 30 percent of the area median income. Median income levels are published by HUD and vary by location. Households must also meet certain requirements of the property owner.

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