Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville
206 Eastern Boulevard
Jeffersonville, Clark County, IN

812-283-3553

Section 8 HCV Waiting List Status:

The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

Public Housing Waiting List Statuses

Family Senior Other
OpenOpenNot Applicable

The Jeffersonville Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


This housing Authority offers five communities for families and senior/disabled individuals. For a complete list of each community, please follow this link.

To apply for public housing please visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 206 Eastern Blvd., Jeffersonville, IN 47130, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

Once the application has been completed it must be hand delivered to the address listed above.  Be sure to bring these documents with you when handing in your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: living and/or working in Jeffersonville, victim of domestic violence, elderly, or disabled.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.jeffhousing.com/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 812-283-3553, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 369 affordable rental units. It also administers 410 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville between Public Housing Units (47%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (53%) to that of all housing authorities in Indiana, Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in Indiana.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville scored an average of 95 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2002 and a low score of 85 in 2006. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Indiana is 75.98.

Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville has an average score that is more than the average Indiana housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville manages 2 rental properties which, as of the last set of publicly available data, have an average inspection score of 91. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville range from a high of 93 to a low of 88.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville portfolio is Clark Arms Apartments and the lowest scoring property is Greenwood Apartments.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville owns and manages 369 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville is $223.00 compared to the state average of $271.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Indiana ranges from a low of $202.00 to a high of $491.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Housing Authority of the City of Jeffersonville.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 7/23/12 Plan
2011 7/18/11 Plan
2010 7/13/10 Plan
2009 10/19/09 Plan
2008 8/7/08 Plan
2007 11/2/07 Plan
2006 9/29/06 Plan
2005 10/7/05 Plan
2004 12/4/04 Plan
2003 8/14/03 Plan
2002 10/3/02 Plan
2001 8/30/01 Plan
2000 7/20/00 Plan

Affordable Apartments in Jeffersonville from ApartmentSmart

2

Public Housing Projects

369

Public Housing Units

410

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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