Elkhart Housing Authority

Waiting Lists

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Open: Housing Authority of the City of Elkhart Section 8 HCV

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

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.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 5742958392.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/20/2018.

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Closed: Elkhart Housing Authority Public Housing

The Elkhart Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority offers six communities with 666 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply for public housing please download the application here, then print and complete.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the housing authority, located at 1396 Benham Ave., Elkhart, IN 46516, during normal office hours.

This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: living and/or working in Elkhart County, enrolled in a job training program, victim of domestic violence, near elderly elderly, disabled, or living in substandard conditions.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.ehai.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 574-295-8392, during normal office hours.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

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About Elkhart Housing Authority

Benham Avenue, Elkhart, IN | Visit Website | (574) 295-8392

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

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Elkhart Housing Authority is located in Elkhart, IN.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.