Housing Authority of Mayfield

312 Brookside Drive
Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky 42066

Housing Authority of Mayfield is a Public Housing Agency in Mayfield, Kentucky that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of November 14th, 2019, Housing Authority of Mayfield has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Mayfield serves Mayfield.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Housing Authority of Mayfield Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Housing Authority of Mayfield Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Mayfield (HAM) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The HAM offers one Public Housing community with 222 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 5 bedrooms.


Once the pre-application has been submitted, save the confirmation number for future reference.

The HAM does have a preference for: Applicants that live and/or work in Mayfield, or disabled.

For more information, visit the HAM website, or call the office at 270-247-6391, from 7:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (270)247-6391.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/25/2015.

Other Housing Authority of Mayfield Waiting Lists

Closed: Housing Authority of Mayfield Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Mayfield (HAM) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last opened for four months in July 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.


Mayfield, KY is about 130 miles west of Bowling Green, KY.



To apply in 2015, applicants were required to complete the online pre-application.


The HAM identified the following preferences: Applicants that live and/or work in Mayfield, or disabled.


For more information, visit the HAM website, or call the office at (270) 247-6391 from 7:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Last Updated on 11/01/2015.

About Housing Authority of Mayfield

More information about Housing Authority of Mayfield can be found on its website at http://mayfieldhousing.com/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Mayfield may be available by phone at (270) 247-6391. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/14/2019, it is not known if Housing Authority of Mayfield 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 Housing Authority of Mayfield Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Mayfield manages 176 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 160 8 8
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $349 $306 $724
Monthly Cost $55,892 $2,444 $5,794

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Mayfield

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 31% having issued approximately 6 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 8 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $11,105 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 63% were extremely low income (ELI). 22% 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 76% 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, 44% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 28% 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.

44% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 40% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

34% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 30% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Mayfield Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% include at least one person with a disability. 40% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 62% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

29% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 46% with 2 bedrooms and 25% 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 Housing Authority of Mayfield voucher holders in 2016 was $256 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $388. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $151.



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.


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