Housing Authority of Lawrence County

200 Gene Wilson Boulevard
Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky 41230

Housing Authority of Lawrence County is a Public Housing Agency in Louisa, Kentucky that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 5th, 2019, Housing Authority of Lawrence County has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Lawrence County, Kentucky Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Other Bedroom Sizes, Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The 1-Bedroom, Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Lawrence County serves Lawrence County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Lawrence County, Kentucky Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Other Bedroom Sizes, Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
1-Bedroom, Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority of Lawrence County Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Lawrence County, Kentucky Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Lawrence County (HALC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from May 8, 2019 at 8:00 am ET, until further notice.

To apply, pick up an application at the HALC Administrative Office, located at 101 Gene Wilson Boulevard, Louisa, Kentucky 41230.

Once the application has been completed, it must be dropped off at the address above, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm ET.

There are no preferences.

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

For more information, contact the Housing Authority of Lawrence County.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (606) 638-9414.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/08/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Other Bedroom Sizes, Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Lawrence County (HALC) waiting list for Public Housing apartments of other bedroom sizes is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least November, 2019, until further notice.

Please note: It is not known what bedroom sizes the HALC offers, besides 1-Bedroom apartments. In a public notice that the 1-Bedroom Public Housing waiting list is opening, the HALC states, "The Housing Authority is currently accepting applications for all other bedroom sizes."

To apply during the opening period, pick up an application from the HALC Administrative Office, located at 101 Gene Wilson Blvd. Louisa, KY 41230.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, contact the Housing Authority of Lawrence County.

Sources: This information was verified by a HALC public notice on The Levisa Lazer.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (724) 656-5100, TDD (724) 658-1388.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/22/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: 1-Bedroom, Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Lawrence County (HALC) waiting list for 1-Bedroom Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted from November 20, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, pick up an application from the HALC Administrative Office, located at 101 Gene Wilson Blvd., Louisa, KY 41230.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

Sources: This information was verified by a HALC public notice on The Levisa Lazer.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (724) 656-5100, TDD (724) 658-1388.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/22/2019.

About Housing Authority of Lawrence County

Representatives of Housing Authority of Lawrence County may be available by phone at (606) 638-9414. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 8:00am to 4:00pm ET.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 04/24/2019, Housing Authority of Lawrence County is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Housing Authority of Lawrence County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Lawrence County manages 95 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard
Vouchers 95
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $419
Monthly Cost $39,813

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Lawrence County

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 1% having issued approximately 93 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 47 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $8,384 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 66% 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, 55% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% 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.

51% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 45% of households with children have a female head of household. 80% of all households were headed by a female.

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

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Lawrence County Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 36% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 67% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

17% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 47% with 2 bedrooms and 35% with 3 or more bedrooms. 19% 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 Housing Authority of Lawrence County voucher holders in 2016 was $221 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $564. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $135.



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.