Housing Authority of Covington - Public Housing

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Open: Housing Authority of Covington - Public Housing Public Housing

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Housing Authority of Covington (HAC) Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least April, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, download and print the application online. Select the "Click here to download an application" link.

Once the application has been completed, it must be submitted to the HAC Administration Building, located at 2300 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41014; Monday-Friday, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm ET.

According to the HAC, "The following information is required to complete the application process:

  • All Adults 18 years and older must attend the application interview
  • A valid Picture ID - Drivers license, state ID - Must have at time of interview
  • Social Security Cards - required for all family members 
  • Birth Certificates - from Vital Statistics Ofices or Health Department, Military or Baptismal Records
  • Criminal Background Information - a criminal background check will be performed for all adults, for any states lived in for the last 5 years. This is at no charge to you.  
  • Income - You must provide a listing of each household member and the income they receive.  You must provide the employer name, agency, address and phone number.
  • Current & Previous Landlord Information - You must provide the name, address and phone number of all landlords from which you have rented and/or anyone you have stayed with in th past 3 years.
  • Current Assets - You must provide a listing of any real estate, property, bank accounts and account numbers that you own or have disposed of in the last two years.
  • Child Care Expenses - If you pay a babysitter to care for your child so you may work or attend school, you must provide the name, address and phone number of this person.
  • Parents - You must provide proof of temporary, full, or joint physical or legal custody for children who will live with you.
  • Any Verification must be dated within 30 days of the date you apply for housing."

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HAC website here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (859) 491-5311.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/01/2019.

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Closed: Golden Towers, Near Elderly, Studio and 1-Bedroom Public Housing

Housing Authority of Covington (HAC) last accepted Near Elderly Public Housing applications for Studio and 1-Bedroom apartments at Golden Tower from March 31, 2023, until May 30, 2023.

Please note: According to the HAC notice "All household members must be 55 or older."

There were three ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Print the paper application.
  2. Pick up application from the HAC.
  3. Call HAC to have an application be mailed by request.

Once the paper application was completed, it was either:

  1. Hand delivered to the HAC office.
  2. Mail application to HAC office.

Preferences have been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HAC website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HAC notice on May 2, 2023.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Covington, Kentucky. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 05/30/2023.

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About Housing Authority of Covington - Public Housing

2300 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY | Visit Website | (859) 491-5311

Housing Authority of Covington - Public Housing provides affordable housing for up to 1,078 low and moderate income households through its Public Housing program..

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Housing Authority of Covington - Public Housing is located in Kenton County, KY.

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