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Foreman: 870-542-6464 | Ashdown: 870-898-2107
About Little River Housing Authority

Executive Director: Mary Crutchfield

Little River County Housing has 2 convenient offices to serve clients.

Wait List Information

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 you 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  Clients who decline our offer will be withdrawn from the waiting list.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, or 870-898-2107, or by email on the Contact us page.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in all services, programs, and activities made available by state and local governments. The Housing Authority complies with all applicable laws and regulations and is committed to ensuring that all individuals enjoy full access to and can benefit from our facilities, programs and services.

Federal law generally requires housing providers to make reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. A reasonable accommodation is a change; exception; or adjustment to a rule, policy, practice or service that may be necessary for a person with a disability to have an equal opportunity to use and enjoy a housing unit; access to an agency's facilities, activities or programs; or public and common-use spaces. A resident or applicant with a disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities may apply for a reasonable accommodation with the Housing Authority.

 The Housing Authority is committed to protecting the integrity of the housing programs that we administer and ensure that benefits are received only by eligible families and participating owners in accordance with federal regulations.

If you have reason to believe that any fraudulent activity is taking place in connection with any of the agency's housing programs, we ask that you promptly notify us.

What is fraud?

Fraud involves false statements, omissions, or actions made with the intent to deceive or mislead, resulting in funds being misused or program rules violated or circumvented.

Examples of owner fraud include:

  • Offering bribes to Housing Authority employees.
  • Accepting housing assistance payments for properties that one does not own or represent as the legal agent.
  • Accepting housing assistance payments for vacant apartments/homes.
  • Requesting rent payments from tenants in excess of the amount stated in the lease.
  • Renting to relatives without prior approval from the Housing Authority.

Examples of tenant actions of fraud include:

  • Not reporting income or total amount of income.
  • Subletting a subsidized apartment/home.
  • Having a voucher issued by the Housing Authority and another agency/owner. 
 
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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, D.C. 20410, or call (202) 708-1112 (voice) or (202) 708-1455 (TTY).