Independent Elder Housing
Independent Elder Housing is affordable housing available to elders that are able to live independently. The units are designed for one person or one person and their spouse.
Tenant rent in the Independent Elder Program is based on 15% of the gross adjusted income for the household.
Each unit is equipped with energy star appliance:
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Central Heat & Air
  • Washer
  • Dryer
Site Locations Antlers - Broken Bow - Coalgate - Calera - Hartshorne - Hugo
Idabel - Poteau - Stigler - Smithville - Talihina - Wilburton
Application Inquiries Trinity Courtwright Ext. 6560
Asst. Director Ashlie Miller 580-775-0504
  Antlers, Atoka, Coalgate, Calera and Hugo
Asst. Director Cindy Pickett 580-597-6799
  Broken Bow, Idabel, Smithville and Talihina
Asst. Director Casey Smith 580-597-9012
  Hartshorne, Poteau, Stigler and Wilburton
Director Shelbie Crow Ext. 6398
Sr. Director April Jefferson Ext. 6363

The Independent Elder Housing Services consists of 139 one bedroom units.

  • These units are designed for a single person or a person and their spouse.
  • Each applicant must be able to live independently.
  • Applicants must be 55 or older.
  • Elder age 62 and older receive preference.
  • Tenant must be able to pay 15% of their gross adjusted income towards rent.


We welcome any calls or visits to our office.

Phone: 800-235-3087 / 580-326-7521

Fax: 580-326-0010