Housing Authority of Maysville

600 Clark Street
Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky 41056

Housing Authority of Maysville is a Public Housing Agency in Maysville, Kentucky that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 19th, 2019, Housing Authority of Maysville has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Maysville serves Maysville.

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

Open Housing Authority of Maysville Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

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

The HAM offers three Public Housing communities with 259 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 5 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the HAM to pick up a pre-application, located at 600 Clark St., Maysville, KY 41056, during normal office hours.
  2. Download all eight sections of the pre-application online here, then print and complete.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above during normal office hours.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: 

  • Verification of Income: 3 most recent original check stubs, recent Social Security Notice, Pension Benefits Letter, KTAP Verification, Unemployment Notice, Food Stamps Notice, Child Support Verification, etc. 
  • Verification of your Current Address if it is not on your ID or Driver's License.
  • Social Security Cards for all household members on the application. 
  • Birth Certificates for all household members on the application. 
  • Driver's License or Photo ID for all the adult (18+) members in your household
  • Legal separation papers or divorce decree and/or custody documentation
  • If claiming a preference, you must provide documentation.
The HAM does have a preference for victims of domestic violence.

For more information, visit the HAM website, or call the office at (606) 564-4409 during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 6065644409.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/25/2015.

Other Housing Authority of Maysville Waiting Lists

Closed: Housing Authority of Maysville Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Maysville (HAM) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in May 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

The HAM does have a preference for victims of domestic violence.

For more information, visit the HAM website, or call the office at (606) 564-4409 during normal office hours.

Last Updated on 07/14/2017.

About Housing Authority of Maysville

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

Representatives of Housing Authority of Maysville may be available by phone at (606) 564-4409. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/19/2019, it is not known if Housing Authority of Maysville 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 Maysville Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Maysville manages 85 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard
Vouchers 85
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $322
Monthly Cost $27,333

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Maysville

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 21% having issued approximately 5 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 5 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.7 persons and has a household income of $10,477 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 71% 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, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 26% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

33% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 31% of households with children have a female head of household. 75% of all households were headed by a female.

22% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 21% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Maysville Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 48% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 22% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

39% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 39% with 2 bedrooms and 22% with 3 or more bedrooms. 25% 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 Maysville voucher holders in 2016 was $262 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $428. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $125.



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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