Housing Authority of the City of Evansville
Housing Authority of the City of Evansville is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 24th, 2020, Housing Authority of the City of Evansville has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Housing Authority of the City of Evansville serves Evansville.
Waiting List Statuses
| Public Housing
||Open Until Further Notice
|Evansville, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher
Open Housing Authority of the City of Evansville Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.
Housing Authority of the City of Evansville Website: http://www.evansvillehousing.org.
Housing Authority of the City of Evansville Phone: (812) 428-8500.
Open Until Further Notice:
Public Housing Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The Housing Authority of the City of Evansville (HACE) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications. Waiting lists for a specific property or bedroom size may be closed.
To apply, visit the HACE Public Housing page here, and click on the property of interest. An application link for open waiting lists will be provided on that page.
For more information, visit the HACE website, or call the office at (812) 428-8500.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 8124288500.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 04/03/2018.
Other Housing Authority of the City of Evansville Waiting Lists
Evansville, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Housing Authority of the City of Evansville (EHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. This waiting list was last open for three days in April, 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to:
- Complete the online application
- Download and print the application online.
- Pick up a paper application at an EHA location.
This waiting list had no preferences.
Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.
For more information, visit the EHA website or call the office at (812) 428-8500.
Last Updated on 05/30/2018.
About Housing Authority of the City of Evansville
More information about Housing Authority of the City of Evansville can be found on its website at http://www.evansvillehousing.org.
Representatives of Housing Authority of the City of Evansville may be available by phone at (812) 428-8500. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
HCV Portability Status
As of October 24th, 2020, it is not known if Housing Authority of the City of Evansville is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Housing Authority of the City of Evansville is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.
About the Housing Authority of the City of Evansville Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the City of Evansville manages 2,240 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
||Standard ||Homeownership ||Ported Out ||VASH ||Non-Elderly Disabled |
||1,330 ||13 ||5 ||27 ||89 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$497 ||$257 ||$1,087 ||$496 ||$387 |
||$660,712 ||$3,342 ||$5,437 ||$13,392 ||$34,420 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the City of Evansville
Waiting List and Tenancy
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 20% having issued approximately 93 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 74 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $10,676 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 29% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 64% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
6% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 52% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
43% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 41% of households with children have a female head of household. 76% of all households were headed by a female.
57% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 56% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Evansville Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% include at least one person with a disability. 36% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 69% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
43% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 22% with 3 or more bedrooms. 12% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Housing Authority of the City of Evansville voucher holders in 2016 was $301 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $620. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $216.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.
Public Housing Apartments Operated by Housing Authority of the City of Evansville
1819 S Linwood Ave
1801 N 5th Ave
1111 Cherry St
717 Cherry St
1030 W Franklin St