Ainsworth Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Ainsworth, Nebraska.

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Open Until Further Notice: Ainsworth Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Ainsworth Housing Authority (AHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for general occupancy.


The AHA offers one Public Housing community with 30 units for general occupancy, ranging in size from 1 to 2 bedrooms. Please only apply if your family composition can fit into one of these units.


Please note: This waiting list has preferences. This means that applicants who qualify for these preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of these preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.


There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the AHA office to pick up an application, located at 524 E 4th St., Ainsworth, NE 69210, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.
  2. Request to have an application mailed to you by calling (402) 387-2550 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, Monday-Friday.


Documents are not needed at this time.


The AHA does have a preference for elderly and disabled applicants.


Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.


For more information, call the AHA office at (402) 387-2550 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

Ainsworth Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 30 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

524 East 4th Street, Ainsworth, NE

(402) 387-2550

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Ainsworth Housing Authority?

Ainsworth Housing Authority serves 27 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 27 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Ainsworth Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 57 percent of households served by Ainsworth Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 82 percent of Ainsworth Housing Authority households.

How many Ainsworth Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 8 households and make up 32 percent of households served by Ainsworth Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Ainsworth Housing Authority?

There are 17 female-headed renter households living in Ainsworth Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 64% of those served by the Ainsworth Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Ainsworth Housing Authority renters?

Native American 1
White 26

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Ainsworth Housing Authority?

There are 16 households headed by seniors served by the Ainsworth Housing Authority. Senior households are 61% of households in Ainsworth Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Ainsworth Housing Authority housing?

There are 6 persons with disabilities living in Ainsworth Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the Ainsworth Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Ainsworth Housing Authority?

The Ainsworth Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Ainsworth Housing Authority

Ainsworth Park Homes

524 E 4th St, Ainsworth, Nebraska 69210

payment Subsidized