Neighborhood Foundations is a Public Housing Agency in Newport, Kentucky that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 18th, 2019, Neighborhood Foundations has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Newport, Bellevue, and Fort Thomas, Kentucky Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Neighborhood Foundations was previously known as the Newport Housing Authority.
|Newport, Bellevue, and Fort Thomas, Kentucky Housing Choice Voucher||Open Until Further Notice|
|Public Housing||Open Until Further Notice|
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Neighborhood Foundations (NF) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list opened on September 11, 2017 at 8:30 am ET, and is open indefinitely. It was last open in 2015.
Newport, KY is fewer than two miles away from Cincinnati, OH.
To apply, pick up an application at the NF office, located at 30 East 8th Street, 2nd Floor, Newport, KY 41071, from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.
Once the application has been completed, it must be dropped off to the NF office at the address above, from 8: 30 am until 4:00 pm, on on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in Bellvue; Ft. Thomas or Newport; work 20+ hours per week or full time student, elderly or disabled; does not currently receive housing assistance from the Neighborhood Foundations; does not currently receive housing assistance from Neighborhood Foundations or from Campbell County; does not currently receive housing assistance from any agency.
Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application has been received, by order of preferences.
For more information, visit the NF website, or call the office at (859) 581-2533.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (859) 581-2533.
Last Updated on 06/28/2018.
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting ListNeighborhood Foundations (NF) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 8595812533.
Last Updated on 09/25/2015.
More information about Neighborhood Foundations can be found on its website at https://www.neighborhoodfoundations.com/.
As of 10/18/2019, it is not known if Neighborhood Foundations 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.
As of the most recent VMS report, Neighborhood Foundations manages 478 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:
|Standard||Homeownership||Tenant Protection||Ported Out||VASH|
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$524||$485||$727||$729||$427|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 16% having issued approximately 33 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 10 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $10,908 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 81% were extremely low income (ELI). 22% 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 65% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
8% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 41% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 28% 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.
42% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 38% of households with children have a female head of household. 75% of all households were headed by a female.
28% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 27% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Neighborhood Foundations Housing Choice Voucher program, 29% include at least one person with a disability. 42% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 91% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
46% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 31% with 2 bedrooms and 23% with 3 or more bedrooms. 10% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Neighborhood Foundations voucher holders in 2016 was $255 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $564. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $121.
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.