Housing Authority of Pikeville

748 Hambley Boulevard
Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky 41501

Housing Authority of Pikeville is a Public Housing Agency in Pikeville, Kentucky that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 19th, 2019, Housing Authority of Pikeville has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Housing Authority of Pikeville Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Pikeville serves Pikeville.

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

Open Housing Authority of Pikeville Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of Pikeville Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Pikeville (HAP) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

Pikeville, KY is about 140 miles southeast of Lexington, KY.

To apply, follow this link to submit an online pre-application.

For more information, visit the HAP website, or call the office at (606) 432-8124 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (606)432-8124.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/14/2017.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

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

The HAP offers two Public Housing communities with 335 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 4 bedrooms.


No preferences were noted.

For more information, visit the HAP website, call the office at (606) 432-8124, or visit the office located at 748 Hambley Blvd # 100, Pikeville, KY 41501, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (606)432-8124.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/25/2015.

About Housing Authority of Pikeville

More information about Housing Authority of Pikeville can be found on its website at http://www.hapky.org/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Pikeville may be available by phone at (606) 432-8124. 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 Pikeville 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 Pikeville Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Pikeville manages 327 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard VASH
Vouchers 310 17
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $435 $354
Monthly Cost $134,772 $6,010

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Pikeville

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 19% having issued approximately 14 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 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 7 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 $8,556 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 73% were extremely low income (ELI). 23% of households had wages as a major source of income, 5% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 70% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

13% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 61% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 15% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 11% 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.

59% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 52% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

3% 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 Pikeville Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 34% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 90% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

19% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 57% with 2 bedrooms and 24% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 Pikeville voucher holders in 2016 was $216 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $541. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $132.



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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