Rockport Housing Authority
Rockport, Spencer County, IN


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Rockport Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update May 22nd, 2015.

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

This housing authority offers two communities for families and three communities dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 601 Washington St, Rockport, IN 47635, during normal office hours.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling (812) 649-4533, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include copies of these documents with 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: veterans, employed, or victims of domestic violence.

For more information the housing authority can be reached with any questions you may have by calling (812) 649-4533, during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Rockport Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 141 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Rockport Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Rockport Housing Authority is among the 9% of Indiana housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

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

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 Rockport Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 9/17/10 Plan
2008 8/7/08 Plan
2007 8/2/07 Plan
2006 10/13/06 Plan
2004 8/29/05 Plan
2003 8/29/03 Plan
2002 2/7/03 Plan
2001 8/30/01 Plan
2000 3/22/01 Plan