Ohio Valley Opportunities

Waiting Lists

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Open: Jefferson, Jennings and Scott County, Indiana 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Ohio Valley Opportunities (OVO) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is open.

Ohio Valley Opportunities will accept applications for this waiting list from November 1, 2022 at 8:00 am, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application available here:

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Residency
    • Applicant is a legal resident of, has been hired to work in, or currently works within the COUNTY they have applied to
  • Person residing in an institutional setting or at risk of being placed in an institutional setting
    • An institutional or other segregated setting includes, but is not limited to: Congregate settings populated exclusively or primarily with individuals with disabilities; or congregate settings characterized by regimentation in daily activities, lack of privacy or autonomy, policies limiting visitors, or limits on individuals’ ability to engage freely in community activities and to manage their own activities of daily living; or settings that provide for daytime activities primarily with other individuals with disabilities; or a person at risk of being placed in a setting defined above
  • Working Families
    • Persons either attending a school/training program or working at least 20 hours per week; elderly status (age 62 and older), non-elderly disabled status (61 and under with disability), having a disabled family member (any age)
  • Elderly
    • Applicant (Head, Spouse, Co-Head, Sole Member) is age 62 or older
  • Non-Elderly Family Member with Disability
    • Non-elderly (61 years or younger) family, Head, Spouse, Co-Head, or sole member meets HUD’s definition of disabled
  • Family Member with a Disability
    • An individual who meets the HUD definition of a person with a disability
  • Youth Exiting Foster Care
    • Youth that Indiana Department of Child Services has certified to be at least 18 years and not more than 24 years of age who have left foster care, or will leave foster care within 90 days and is homeless or is At Risk of Becoming Homeless
  • Child Welfare Involved Families
    • A family that Indiana Department of Child Services has certified as a family for whom the lack of adequate housing is a primary factor in the placement of the family’s child, or children, in out-of-home care, or in the delay of discharge of a child, or children, to the family from out-of-home care.

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

For more information, visit the OVO website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority public notice on October 10, 2022

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Jefferson, Jennings and Scott County, Indiana.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (812) 265-5858 ex 326 to request an accommodation no later than Monday, October 17, 2022. For assistance in another language, please call IHCDA at (317) 232-7788 to schedule a phone call with an interpreter no later than Monday, October 17, 2022.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/08/2022.

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Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

Ohio Valley Opportunities serves Jefferson County, Jennings County and Scott County on behalf of Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority.

About Ohio Valley Opportunities

421 Walnut Street, Madison, IN | Visit Website | (812) 265-5858

Ohio Valley Opportunities provides affordable housing for up to 0 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program..

In addition, Ohio Valley Opportunities offers other programs for eligible households, including:

  • Mainstream Voucher

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Ohio Valley Opportunities is located in Jefferson County, IN, Jennings County, IN and Scott County, IN.

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