Public Housing Assistance
What is the Public Housing Program?
Public Housing Agencies were established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities. Our Public Housing properties are comprised of duplexes and townhouses.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers Federal aid to our agency to manage housing for low-income residents at rents that they can afford. The Fulton Housing Authority owns, operates and maintains 200 Public Housing units throughout the city limits of Fulton.
Who is eligible for Public Housing assistance?
Anyone seeking housing assistance in the Fulton, Missouri is eligible to apply for housing assistance. The Fulton Housing Authority determines initial eligibility based on four factors:
If determined eligible, the Housing Authority will request references and documentation to assess whether the applicant will make a good tenant. The Housing Authority will deny admission to any applicant who demonstrates negative actions or behaviors which will have a detrimental effect on the Public Housing tenants and environment.