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Application for Public Housing Assistance

Warning! Title 18, Section 1001 of the United States Code states that a person is guilty of a felony if they knowingly and willingly making false or fraudulent statements to any department or agency of the United States. Housing assistance may be terminated if incomplete or inaccurate information is given on the application form.


Instructions for completing the form: Applications will be accepted online and may be submitted anytime day or night during the waiting list opening period and from any computer or mobile device with internet access. Once completed, you must receive and print your confirmation sheet. If you need more information, please visit our website at www.jacksoncountyhousingauthority.org


An email address is not required but is preferred. If you don’t have one already, the application process will allow you to create a free Google Gmail address. Your unique code will be emailed to you soon after you complete your application.


Information needed: Names, Social Security numbers, birthdates and income information for everyone in the household.


Use the legal name for each person who will reside in the rental unit exactly as it appears on his/her Social Security card.

Please remember to update your information whenever you have any changes. If there is no response to our mailed inquiry, your application will be made inactive and you would be required to reapply to the waiting list when we are accepting applications.

Also, please be aware that if your housing situation changes, your preferences may also change and your placement on the waiting list may be affected. You will be required to re-verify your preferences at a Pre-Certification meeting once your application reaches the top of the waiting list. Additionally, you will be asked to provide Birth Certificates, Social Security Cards, and Marriage License (if applicable) at the Pre-Certification if such documents have not already been supplied.

Reasonable Accommodation:  
Any computer or mobile device with internet access can be used to complete the application. Request for reasonable accommodation can be made by calling (618) 684-3183.

Equal Housing Opportunity

Jackson County Housing Authority does not discriminate against any person based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, familial status, source of income, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, gender identity, and domestic violence.