Campbell County Department of Housing

1098 Monmouth Street
Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky 41071

Campbell County Department of Housing is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of May 27th, 2022, Campbell County Department of Housing has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Campbell County Department of Housing serves Campbell County and Pendleton County but does not serve Newport.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Campbell and Pendleton County, Kentucky Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Campbell County Department of Housing Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Campbell and Pendleton County, Kentucky Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Campbell County Department of Housing (CCDH) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open.

The CCDH is accepting Section 8 HCV applications for this waiting list from February 14, 2022 at 9:00 am ET, until 150 applications have been accepted.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • First Residency: Head of Household, Spouse, or Sole Member lives or works in Campbell or Pendleton County, Kentucky.
  • Second Residency: Head of Household, Spouse, or Sole Member lives or works in one of the following Kentucky counties: Kenton, Boone, or Bracken OR the following Ohio counties: Hamilton or Clermont.
  • Veterans
  • Elderly
  • Disability

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 CCDH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CCDH on February 8, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Campbell and Pendleton County, Kentucky.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (859) 261-5200.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 02/14/2022.

About Campbell County Department of Housing

More information about Campbell County Department of Housing can be found on its website at http://www.campbellcountyky.org/index.php/home/services/section-8-housing.

Representatives of Campbell County Department of Housing may be available by phone at (859) 261-5200. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/27/2022, it is not known if Campbell County Department of Housing 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 Campbell County Department of Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Campbell County Department of Housing manages 610 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, 2021:

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 579 2 29
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $556 $1,226 $510
Monthly Cost $321,882 $2,452 $14,791

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Campbell County Department of Housing

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 20% having issued approximately 30 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 30 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $10,343 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 84% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% 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 67% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

6% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 54% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

49% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 45% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

23% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 20% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Campbell County Department of Housing Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 44% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 78% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 44% with 2 bedrooms and 21% with 3 or more bedrooms. 11% 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 Campbell County Department of Housing voucher holders in 2016 was $246 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $626. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $107.



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.