Madisonville Housing Authority

211 Pride Avenue
Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky 42431

Madisonville Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 17th, 2021, Madisonville Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Madisonville Housing Authority serves Madisonville.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Madisonville Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Madisonville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Madisonville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Madisonville Housing Authority Website: http://www.madisonvillehousing.org/.

Madisonville Housing Authority Phone: (270) 821-5517.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Madisonville Housing Authority (MHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

Please note: The one bedroom waiting list is currently closed. Senior/disabled households can apply for a two bedroom if they qualify.

The MHA offers one Public Housing community with 186 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 3 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the MHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 211 Pride Ave, Madisonville, KY 42431, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.
  2. Download a pre-application online here, then print and complete.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security cards for all household members, photo IDs for all adult household members, and proof of all income.

No preferences were noted.

For more information, visit the MHA website, or call the office at (270) 821-5517 from 8:00 am until 4:00 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 (270)821-5517.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/25/2015.

Other Madisonville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Madisonville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Madisonville Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last opened for nearly 8 months in June 2014. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.


For more information, visit the MHA website, or call the office at (270) 821-5517 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Last Updated on 09/25/2015.

About Madisonville Housing Authority

More information about Madisonville Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.madisonvillehousing.org/.

Representatives of Madisonville Housing Authority may be available by phone at (270) 821-5517. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/17/2021, it is not known if Madisonville Housing Authority 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 Madisonville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Madisonville Housing Authority manages 124 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard
Vouchers 124
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $357
Monthly Cost $44,235

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Madisonville Housing Authority

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 11% having issued approximately 16 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 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 29 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 $11,043 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% 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

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 52% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% 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.

46% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 44% of households with children have a female head of household. 88% of all households were headed by a female.

28% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 26% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Madisonville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 37% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 43% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

22% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 37% with 3 or more bedrooms. 28% 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 Madisonville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $266 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $408. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $107.



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.