Ashland Assisted Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Boyd County, Kentucky.

Waiting List
Closed: Boyd County, Kentucky Limited Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Boyd County, Kentucky Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Boyd County, Kentucky Limited Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Ashland Assisted Housing Authority (AAHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications on a limited basis from January 8, 2018, until the earliest confirmed date of May 2023. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the AAHA, "Applications are being taken for the following Preferences:"

  • Were terminated from the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program due to insufficient HCV funding.
  • Victims of domestic violence.
  • Victims of domestic violence in public housing.
  • Displaced by government action.
  • Deemed homeless by written verification from local support agency.
  • Household head, co-head or spouse is defined as a veteran.
  • Youth aging out of Foster Care.
  • Working or attending school and live in Boyd County.
  • Defined as elderly, where the head of household, spouse, or sole member is a person who is 62 years of age.
  • Defined as disabled, where the head of household, spouse, or sole member of the household is a person with disabilities.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Print the paper application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Terminated from Housing Choice Voucher program due to insufficient funding; victim of domestic violence; victim of domestic violence in Public Housing; displaced by government action; deemed homeless by local support agency; veteran; live in Boyd County and work or attend school; live in Boyd County and no household members work or attend school; elderly; disabled.

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

For more information, visit the AAHA website here.

Sources: This information was verified by the AAHA on May 9, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Boyd County, Kentucky Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Ashland Assisted Housing Authority (AAHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open.

The AAHA is accepting Section 8 HCV applications for this waiting list from September 20, 2021 at 9:00 am ET, until further notice.

There are three ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Print the application available online here. Select the "Assisted Housing Application 2021" link.
  2. Pick up an application at the AAHA City Building, located at 1700 Greenup Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101 (silver housing box on the first floor).
  3. Pick up an application at the Ashland Transportation Center lobby, located at 99 15th St, Ashland, KY 41101.

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

  1. Dropped off on a walk-in basis at the AAHA, located at 1700 Greenup, Suite 212, Ashland, Kentucky, during regular business hours.  Housing Specialists will only be available Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  2. Applications may also be dropped off in the silver drop box on the first floor of the AAHA City building, address mentioned above.
  3. Emailed to sect8@ashlandky.org.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Preference 1:
    • Families who are victims of domestic violence.
    • Families who are victims of domestic violence in public housing.
    • Families displaced by government action.
    • Families deemed as homeless by written verification from a local support agency (i.e Salvation Army, Shelter of Hope, etc.). Any family that is deemed “homeless” will be considered/maintained in “homeless” preference for 24 months from the date of written verification
    • A family where the head, co-head, or spouse is defined as a veteran.
  • Preference 2:
    • Families working or attending school in Boyd County.
  • Preference 3:
    • Families who are not working or attending school and live in Boyd County.
  • Preference 4:
    • All other families.

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

For more information, visit the AAHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AAHA public notice on September 8, 2021.

About The Agency

Ashland Assisted Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 631 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

1700 Greenup Avenue, Ashland, KY

Visit Website(606) 327-5456

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Ashland Assisted Housing Authority?

Ashland Assisted Housing Authority serves 527 low-income households. The agency manages 636 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Ashland Assisted Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 74 percent of households served by Ashland Assisted Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 94 percent of Ashland Assisted Housing Authority households.

How many Ashland Assisted Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 115 households and make up 22 percent of households served by Ashland Assisted Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Ashland Assisted Housing Authority?

There are 416 female-headed renter households living in Ashland Assisted Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 79% of those served by the Ashland Assisted Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Ashland Assisted Housing Authority renters?

Black 42
White 480
Hispanic 5

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Ashland Assisted Housing Authority?

There are 94 households headed by seniors served by the Ashland Assisted Housing Authority. Senior households are 18% of households in Ashland Assisted Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Ashland Assisted Housing Authority housing?

There are 137 persons with disabilities living in Ashland Assisted Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 26% of households served by the Ashland Assisted Housing Authority.