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Housing Authority of the City of New Albany

300 Erni Avenue
New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana 47151

Housing Authority of the City of New Albany is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 19th, 2020, Housing Authority of the City of New Albany 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 New Albany serves New Albany.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority of the City of New Albany 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 New Albany Website: http://www.newalbanyhousingauthority.com.

Housing Authority of the City of New Albany Phone: (812) 206-2033.

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 New Albany Housing Authority (NAHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The NAHA offers four communities with 1,074 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

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

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the NAHA office, located at 300 Erni Ave., New Albany, IN 47150, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 11:00 am. Be sure to include these documents with your application: social security cards, birth certificates, proof of all income, proof of all assets, photo IDs for all adult household members, bank statements, and child support order.

The NAHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: elderly, disabled, involuntarily displaced, substandard living conditions, employed, enrolled in an educational or job training program, established rental record, or a veteran.

More information can be found by visiting the NAHAwebsite at http://newalbanyhousingauthority.org/, or by calling 812-948-2319 Monday-Friday during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (812)948-2319.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Housing Authority of the City of New Albany

More information about Housing Authority of the City of New Albany can be found on its website at http://www.newalbanyhousingauthority.com.

Representatives of Housing Authority of the City of New Albany may be available by phone at (812) 206-2033. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/19/2020, it is not known if Housing Authority of the City of New Albany is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Housing Authority of the City of New Albany Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the City of New Albany manages 551 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 Family Unification Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 162 3 44 6 186
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $553 $315 $681 $720 $444
Monthly Cost $89,600 $944 $29,956 $4,318 $82,552

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the City of New Albany

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 23% having issued approximately 20 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 8 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $12,189 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 20% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 78% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 61% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 10% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

48% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 44% of households with children have a female head of household. 79% of all households were headed by a female.

28% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 27% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of New Albany Housing Choice Voucher program, 34% include at least one person with a disability. 62% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 83% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

19% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 44% with 2 bedrooms and 37% with 3 or more bedrooms. 27% 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 New Albany voucher holders in 2016 was $299 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $717. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $139.



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 New Albany

Riverside Terrace

1 Riverside Dr
New Albany, Indiana

Parkview

223 Graybrook Ln
New Albany, Indiana

Riverview Towers

500 Scribner Dr
New Albany, Indiana