New Castle Housing Authority

This housing agency serves New Castle, Indiana.

Waiting List
Closed: New Castle, Indiana Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: New Castle Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: New Castle, Indiana Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The New Castle Housing Authority (NCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from August 20, 2019, until August 23, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Open and print the pre-application online.
  2. Pick up the pre-application from the Henry Township Community Center.

Once the application was completed, it must have been dropped off at the the Henry Township Community Center.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how selected applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the NCHA website.

Open Until Further Notice: New Castle Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The New Castle Housing Authority (NCHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least May, 2015, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application at the NCHA office, located at 274 South 14th Street, New Castle, IN 47362.
  2. Call (765) 529-1517 to request an application by mail.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the NCHA office, at the address above. 

This waiting list has the following preferences: Living and/or working in New Castle, victim of domestic violence, employed, homeless, disabled, veteran, or elderly.

For more information, visit the NCHA website.

About The Agency

New Castle Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 462 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

274 South 14th Street, New Castle, IN

Visit Website(765) 529-1517

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 New Castle Housing Authority?

New Castle Housing Authority serves 462 low-income households. The agency manages 310 Housing Choice Vouchers and 156 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the New Castle Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 73 percent of households served by New Castle Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of New Castle Housing Authority households.

How many New Castle Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 83 households and make up 18 percent of households served by New Castle Housing Authority.

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

There are 341 female-headed renter households living in New Castle Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 74% of those served by the New Castle Housing Authority.

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

Black 28
Native American 5
White 425
Hispanic 9

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

There are 157 households headed by seniors served by the New Castle Housing Authority. Senior households are 34% of households in New Castle Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 152 persons with disabilities living in New Castle Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 33% of households served by the New Castle Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the New Castle Housing Authority?

The New Castle Housing Authority is rated as a high 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.

How often does New Castle Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

New Castle Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on August 20, 2019 and closed on August 23, 2019.

Public Housing Communities Managed by New Castle Housing Authority

Maplewood Terrace

274 S 14th St, New Castle, Indiana 47362

payment Subsidized