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Neighborhood Foundations

30 East 8th Street
Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky 41072

Neighborhood Foundations is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of November 29th, 2020, 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 has opened and is accepting applications now. The waiting list is scheduled to close on November 30th, 2020. The Scattered Site Waiting List has opened and is accepting applications now. The waiting list is scheduled to close on November 30th, 2020.

Neighborhood Foundations serves Bellevue, Fort Thomas and Newport.

Neighborhood Foundations was previously known as the Newport Housing Authority.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Newport, Bellevue, and Fort Thomas, Kentucky Housing Choice Voucher Open Now
Scattered Site Open Now

Open Neighborhood Foundations Waiting Lists

Holiday Notice: Housing Authority offices will be closed Thursday, November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving; and some offices may be closed for additional days afterwards.

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Neighborhood Foundations Website: https://www.neighborhoodfoundations.com/.

Neighborhood Foundations Phone: (859) 581-2533.

COVID-19 Update: As of March 17, 2020, the Neighborhood Foundations website says:

"Due to the COVID-19 Virus outbreak, and in an effort to follow the CDC’s guidelines regarding social distancing to keep the public and our staff as healthy and safe as possible, THIS OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC EFFECTIVE NOON TODAY, TUESDAY, MARCH 17TH, AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

We will continue to be here, and you may use the drop box for rent or document drop off.  And we will continue to address emergency and some priority work orders ONLY until further notice."

Open Now: Newport, Bellevue, and Fort Thomas, Kentucky Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Neighborhood Foundations Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted from September 1, 2020 at 8:30 am, until November 30, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the Neighborhood Foundations website.

Sources: This information was verified by Neighborhood Foundations, as of September 10, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Newport, Bellevue, and Fort Thomas, Kentucky.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (859) 581-2533.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/10/2020.

Open Now: Scattered Site Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Neighborhood Foundations Scattered Site waiting list for 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at City Wide, Liberty and Central is currently open. Applications are being accepted from September 1, 2020 at 8:30 am, until November 30, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit Neighborhood Foundations website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Neighborhood Foundations, as of September 10, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Newport, Bellevue, and Fort Thomas, Kentucky.

Reasonable Accommodation

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 09/10/2020.

About Neighborhood Foundations

More information about Neighborhood Foundations can be found on its website at https://www.neighborhoodfoundations.com/.

Representatives of Neighborhood Foundations may be available by phone at (859) 581-2533. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/29/2020, 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.


About the Neighborhood Foundations Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Neighborhood Foundations manages 483 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 412 10 28 3 30
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $519 $536 $663 $767 $408
Monthly Cost $213,697 $5,359 $18,559 $2,301 $12,239

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Neighborhood Foundations

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 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.

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 $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.

Heads of Household Characteristics

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.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

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.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

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.


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