Waiting List

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The 2020 waiting list application is available online or at the Housing office (200 W. Santa Fe St.). The application window is open from 8 a.m., July 13, to 4:30 p.m., July 24. Requests for  accommodations, interpretation, or translation services are required 24 hours in advance.


Waiting List Position

  • The Waiting List is updated on a weekly basis.
  • Call 913-562-6380 to check your position on the waiting list.

Wait List Time Estimate

  • Two to five years, with preference eligibility.


  • Meets working preference status.
  • Meets elderly status.
  • Meets disability status.
  • Meets Olathe residency status.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Meets program guidelines for family income.
  • Meets program guidelines for household composition including families, single individuals, elderly, and/or a person with a disability.
  • Holds U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.
  • Meets criminal background check requirements.
  • Holds a good standing status with other housing authority agencies.

Your responsibilities to maintain your place on the OHA Waiting List

  • Report changes to physical or mailing address 
  • Report changes in income or family composition to the Olathe Housing Authority (OHA):
    • Report income changes
    • Report family composition changes
  • Request for a reasonable accommodation related to disability must be made in advance of the deadline.

Your file will be closed if

  • You fail to return and/or respond to any OHA correspondence.
  • You fail to return a Waiting List update within the designated timeframe, in December.
  • You fail to request an appeal and/or hearing in writing within the designated timeframe.

The Waiting List is purged annually in December

  • Updates are mailed by first-class mail the first week of December.+
  • Updates are considered delivered unless they are returned by the US Post Office.
  • Updates must be returned and/or responded to within the designated timeframe to avoid closing the applicant’s file and removing the applicant’s name from the Waiting List.
  • Appeals will only be considered if a request is made in writing and received within 30 days after the date a Waiting List file is closed.


Olathe Housing Authority (OHA) 
P.O. Box 768
200 W. Santa Fe Street
Olathe, KS  66061

913- 971-6260
913- 971-6277 - Fax

Contact the Olathe Housing Authority at OlatheConnect.

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