Housing Authority of Murray
716 Nash Drive
Murray, Calloway County, KY

270-753-5000

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

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


The HAM offers one Public Housing community with 205 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 4 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:

1. Visit the HAM office to pick up a pre-application, located at 716 Nash Drive, Murray, KY 42071 during normal office hours.
2. Download a pre-application here, then print and complete.

Once the pre-application has been completed, you must call the HAM office at (270) 753-5000 to schedule an appointment to hand in the pre-application.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, photo IDs for all adult household members, proof of all income, bank account statements, completed criminal background check, verification for any childcare, if elderly/disabled you must supply any medical expenses, certification of pregnancy if applicable, and verification of continued education if applicable.

The HAM does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, visit the HAM website, or call the office at (270) 753-5000 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Murray administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 205 affordable rental units.

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

Housing Authority of Murray 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)

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 Murray.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 3/29/10 Plan
2008 4/7/08 Plan
2007 3/27/07 Plan
2006 3/7/06 Plan
2005 3/11/05 Plan
2004 3/2/04 Plan
2003 4/7/03 Plan
2002 2/27/02 Plan
2001 3/21/01 Plan
2000 4/26/00 Plan