Elkhart Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Elkhart, Indiana.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Elkhart Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Elkhart Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Elkhart Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Elkhart Indiana Housing Authority opens its Section 8 waiting list one day a month and uses a lottery type system.  They hand out tickets on the first business day of each month.  Fifty ticket numbers will be randomly selected and posted by the end of that day.  If a ticket holder was selected, they may pick up an application on the second business day.To get more details on the process, see the Section 8 waiting list lottery flyer provided by the housing authority.

Open Until Further Notice: Elkhart Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Elkhart Housing Authority (EHA) is accepting Public Housing waiting list applications from the earliest confirmed open date of February 5, 2024, until further notice.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live or work in Elkhart County
  • Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Near elderly (50 or older)
  • Elderly (62 or older)
  • Disabled
  • Veteran
  • Currently living in substandard housing

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the EHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the EHA application page on February 5, 2024.

About The Agency

Elkhart Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,399 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Benham Avenue, Elkhart, IN

Visit Website(574) 295-8392

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Elkhart Housing Authority?

Elkhart Housing Authority serves 1,361 low-income households. The agency manages 738 Housing Choice Vouchers and 646 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Elkhart Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 74 percent of households served by Elkhart Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 94 percent of Elkhart Housing Authority households.

How many Elkhart Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 340 households and make up 25 percent of households served by Elkhart Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Elkhart Housing Authority?

There are 1102 female-headed renter households living in Elkhart Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 81% of those served by the Elkhart Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Elkhart Housing Authority renters?

Black 776
Native American 14
White 490
Hispanic 95

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Elkhart Housing Authority?

There are 313 households headed by seniors served by the Elkhart Housing Authority. Senior households are 23% of households in Elkhart Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Elkhart Housing Authority housing?

There are 299 persons with disabilities living in Elkhart Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 22% of households served by the Elkhart Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Elkhart Housing Authority?

The Elkhart Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Elkhart Housing Authority

Waterfall Hi - Rise

303 Waterfall Dr, Elkhart, Indiana 46516

bed 1-2
payment Subsidized

Washington Gardens

326 W Indiana Ave, Elkhart, Indiana 46516

bed 1-5
payment Subsidized

Scattered Sites

1301 Moffat Ln, Elkhart, Indiana 46517

payment Subsidized

Rosedale Hi - Rise

501 W Indiana Ave, Elkhart, Indiana 46516

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Riverside Terrace

181 N Elkhart Ave, Elkhart, Indiana 46516

payment Subsidized