Jeffersonville Housing Authority

206 Eastern Boulevard
Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana 47130

Jeffersonville Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Jeffersonville, Indiana that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of February 26th, 2020, Jeffersonville Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List has opened and is accepting applications now. The waiting list is scheduled to close on March 31st, 2020.

Jeffersonville Housing Authority serves Jeffersonville.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Now
Jeffersonville, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Jeffersonville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Now: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Jeffersonville Housing Authority (JHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted from January 6, 2020 at 9:00 am, until March 31, 2020 at 4:00 pm ET.

To apply during the opening period, pick up an application from the Jeffersonville Housing Authority, located at 206 Eastern Blvd, Jeffersonville, IN 47130.

Once the application has been completed, it must be returned to the JHA at the address mentioned above.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the JHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the JHA website, as of January 8, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (812) 283-3553.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/08/2020.

Other Jeffersonville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Jeffersonville, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Jeffersonville Housing Authority (JHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from January 6, 2020, until February 7, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to pick up an application from the Jeffersonville Housing Authority.

Once the application was completed, it must have been returned to the JHA.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.

For more information, visit the JHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the JHA website, as of January 8, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Last Updated on 02/07/2020.

About Jeffersonville Housing Authority

More information about Jeffersonville Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.jeffhousing.com.

Representatives of Jeffersonville Housing Authority may be available by phone at (812) 283-3553. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/26/2020, it is not known if Jeffersonville Housing Authority 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 Jeffersonville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Jeffersonville Housing Authority manages 321 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 320 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $467 $906
Monthly Cost $149,413 $906

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Jeffersonville Housing Authority

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 12% having issued approximately 30 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 19 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.9 persons and has a household income of $12,231 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 16% 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 81% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 26% 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.

35% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 32% of households with children have a female head of household. 79% of all households were headed by a female.

35% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 34% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Jeffersonville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 42% include at least one person with a disability. 65% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 90% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

34% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 25% with 3 or more bedrooms. 28% 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 Jeffersonville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $311 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $512. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $103.



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 Jeffersonville Housing Authority

Greenwood Apartments

203 National Ave
Jeffersonville, Indiana

Clark Arms Apartments

117 W Market St
Jeffersonville, Indiana