Housing Authority of Frankfort
590 Walter Todd Drive
Frankfort, Franklin County, KY

502-223-2148 http://www.frankforthousing.org/

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Section 8 HCV Waiting List Status: Open

The Frankfort Housing Authority (KY) has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program; no closing date has been identified.

Applications need to be picked up at the Housing Authority's office (address below); they are accepted at the office, Monday through Friday, 9 am to Noon and 1 - 4 pm.

  590 Walter Todd Drive
  Frankfort, KY 40601

If you are already on the waiting list, there has been no change, but please update your application if you move and/or your household size changes or income. 

Preferences and how the waiting list will be chosen have not been identified at this time. There is a long wait.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Frankfort administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 208 affordable rental units. It also administers 458 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Frankfort is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 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 Frankfort between Public Housing Units (31%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (69%) to that of all housing authorities in Kentucky, Housing Authority of Frankfort has a smaller 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 Kentucky.

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 Frankfort scored an average of 86 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 72 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Kentucky is 82.43.

Housing Authority of Frankfort has an average score that is more than the average Kentucky 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.

As of the last set of publicly available data, Housing Authority of Frankfort manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 68. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. As of the last set of publicly available data, Leestown Terrace has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 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 Housing Authority of Frankfort.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/18/09 Plan
2009 1/18/09 Plan
2008 3/5/08 Plan
2007 11/1/06 Plan
2006 1/11/06 Plan
2005 11/10/04 Plan
2004 1/21/04 Plan
2003 12/20/02 Plan
2002 1/7/02 Plan
2001 2/27/01 Plan
2000 3/22/00 Plan


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Public Housing Units


Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size


Program Type

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