Warsaw Housing Authority

109 West Catherine Street
Milford, Kosciusko County, Indiana 46542

Warsaw Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Milford, Indiana that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of January 27th, 2020, Warsaw Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Warsaw, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Goshen, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Warsaw Housing Authority operates on behalf of Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority.

Warsaw Housing Authority serves Fulton County, Kosciusko County, Marshall County and Goshen.

Warsaw Housing Authority operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Fulton, Kosciusko, and Marshall County under the name of North Central Indiana Housing.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Warsaw, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Goshen, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Fulton, Kosciusko, and Marshall County, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Warsaw Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Warsaw, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Warsaw Housing Authority (WHA) Warsaw Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, since at least September, 2019, until further notice. 

To apply during the opening period, open and print the application online here. Select the "Warsaw Application" link.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Resident of Kosciusko County; Employed in Kosciusko County.

Once the application has been completed, it must be either:

  1. Mailed to the WHA at PO Box 387, Milford, IN 46542
  2. Hand delivered to the WHA at 109 Catherine Street, Milford, IN 46542

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

For more information, visit the WHA Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance page, or the WHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (574) 269-7641.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/13/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Goshen, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Warsaw Housing Authority (WHA) Goshen Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, since at least September, 2019, until further notice. 

To apply during the opening period, open and print the application online here. Select the "Goshen Application" link.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Reside within Goshen City limits; Employed within Goshen City limits.

Once the application has been completed, it must be either:

  1. Mailed to the WHA at PO Box 387, Milford, IN 46542
  2. Hand delivered to the WHA at 109 Catherine Street, Milford, IN 46542

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

For more information, visit the WHA Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance page, or the WHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (574) 269-7641.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/13/2019.

Other Warsaw Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Fulton, Kosciusko, and Marshall County, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Operating as North Central Indiana Housing, the Warsaw Housing Authority (WHA) Fulton, Kosciusko, and Marshall County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted until September 20, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: It was not known how to obtain an application for Fulton or Marshall County.

To apply for Kosciusko County during the opening period, applicants were required to open and print the application online.

The waiting list for Kosciusko County had the following preferences:

  • Currently living in Indiana
  • 62 or over
  • Applicant or family member defined as disabled
  • Currently working in Indiana
  • Currently homeless
  • Currently living in or at risk of placement in an institution, nursing home, long term rehabilitation center, or hospital

Once the application was completed, it must have been either:

  1. Mailed to the WHA at PO Box 387, Milford, IN 46542
  2. Hand delivered to the WHA at 109 Catherine Street, Milford, IN 46542

It is not known how selected applicants were placed on the waiting list, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the WHA Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance page, or the WHA website.

Last Updated on 09/20/2019.

About Warsaw Housing Authority

More information about Warsaw Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.warsaw.in.gov/152/Warsaw-Housing-Authority.

Representatives of Warsaw Housing Authority may be available by phone at (574) 269-7641. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 01/27/2020, it is not known if Warsaw 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 Warsaw Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Warsaw Housing Authority manages 340 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 Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 305 35
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $399 $293
Monthly Cost $121,641 $10,257

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Warsaw 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 19% having issued approximately 9 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 16 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 $13,321 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 63% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% 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 72% 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, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 31% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 4% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

38% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 34% of households with children have a female head of household. 78% of all households were headed by a female.

12% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Warsaw Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 29% include at least one person with a disability. 42% 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, 27% with 2 bedrooms and 30% with 3 or more bedrooms. 22% 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 Warsaw Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $364 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $474. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $163.



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.