Housing Authority of Hazard
100 Campbell Street
Hazard , Perry County , KY


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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.

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Hazard administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 273 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Hazard is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Housing Authority of Hazard is among the 66% of Kentucky 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 (hud.gov, 2014)

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 Hazard manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 76. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of Hazard range from a high of 85 to a low of 66.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of Hazard portfolio is Allie Daniel Gorman Towe and the lowest scoring property is Walkertown.

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 Hazard 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 Hazard owns and manages 273 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of Hazard is $313.00 compared to the state average of $288.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Kentucky ranges from a low of $184.00 to a high of $445.00.

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 Hazard.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 10/29/10 Plan
2008 9/12/08 Plan
2007 8/7/07 Plan
2006 9/25/06 Plan
2005 8/11/05 Plan
2004 10/1/04 Plan
2003 8/19/03 Plan
2002 10/1/02 Plan
2001 10/19/01 Plan
2000 9/8/00 Plan

Affordable Apartments in Hazard from ApartmentSmart


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Medium Low (250 - 499)

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