- Housing Options
- Apply For Housing
Tulsa Housing Authority offers several housing options throughout the city of Tulsa, ranging from subsidized housing to market rate housing. THA owns and manages 14 communities including ten family sites and four high rise apartment communities for seniors and individuals with disabilities. THA also has vouchers placed at properties throughout the city of Tulsa that accept Project-Based Vouchers.
THA and other properties have different eligibility requirements based on the HUD program they fall under. Review the information below to learn more about these program differences to help guide you in determining which properties you’d like to apply for.
THA and Other Properties
|Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program|
|How to Apply||Applicants select the properties they prefer and apply online||Applicants apply online|
|Wait Time||6 months to 4 years||6 months to 3 years|
|Selection Process||Applicants are selected from waiting list, screened for eligibility and suitability and offered available units||Applicants are selected from the waiting list and screened for eligibility|
|How Rent is Paid||Once tenant is approved and moves into the unit, they pay their rent portion to the property office based on the lease agreement||Tenant will pay their portion of rent to the owner/landlord; Tulsa Housing Authority will pay the Housing Assistance Payment (subsidy amount) to the owner/landlord on the tenant's behalf|
|Additional Information||Subsidy is unit-based (remains tied to unit)||Subsidy is tenant-based (remains tied to tenant) and can be utilized wherever the voucher is accepted; can be ported to another city or state|