Housing Authority of Mayfield
312 Brookside Drive
Mayfield, Graves County, KY

270-247-6391 http://mayfieldhousing.com/

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of Mayfield Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on November 1st, 2015.

The Housing Authority of Mayfield (HAM) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last opened for four months in July 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.


Mayfield, KY is about 130 miles west of Bowling Green, KY.

To apply in 2015, applicants were required to complete the online pre-application.

The HAM identified the following preferences: Applicants that live and/or work in Mayfield, or disabled.

For more information, visit the HAM website, or call the office at (270) 247-6391 from 7:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.


Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of Mayfield Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update September 25th, 2015.

The Housing Authority of Mayfield (HAM) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.


The HAM offers one Public Housing community with 222 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 5 bedrooms.


Once the pre-application has been submitted, save the confirmation number for future reference.

The HAM does have a preference for: Applicants that live and/or work in Mayfield, or disabled.

For more information, visit the HAM website, or call the office at 270-247-6391, from 7:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Mayfield administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 222 affordable rental units. It also administers 289 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Mayfield 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 Mayfield between Public Housing Units (43%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (57%) to that of all housing authorities in Kentucky, Housing Authority of Mayfield 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 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 Mayfield scored an average of 84 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 63 in 2003. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Kentucky is 82.43.

Housing Authority of Mayfield 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)

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 Mayfield.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/31/09 Plan
2009 12/24/08 Plan
2008 5/6/08 Plan
2007 11/17/06 Plan
2006 12/7/05 Plan
2005 11/29/04 Plan
2004 12/23/03 Plan
2003 12/17/02 Plan
2002 12/18/01 Plan
2001 12/14/00 Plan
2000 4/3/00 Plan