Cambridge Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Cambridge, Nebraska.

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

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


The CHA offers one Public Housing community with 17 one bedroom units for general occupancy. Please only apply if your family composition can fit into a one bedroom unit.


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.


To apply, visit the CHA to pick up an application, located at 209 Nelson St., Cambridge, NE 69022, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday. If the office is closed, you can pick up the application outside the door in the green folders.


Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm, Monday-Friday.


Be sure to include these documents with the application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, and photo IDs for all adult household members.


The CHA 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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 CHA office at (308) 697-3819 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

Cambridge Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 20 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

209 Nelson Street, Cambridge, NE

(308) 697-3819

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 Cambridge Housing Authority?

Cambridge Housing Authority serves 17 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 17 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 35 percent of households served by Cambridge Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 76 percent of Cambridge Housing Authority households.

How many Cambridge Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 4 households and make up 29 percent of households served by Cambridge Housing Authority.

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

There are 11 female-headed renter households living in Cambridge Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 65% of those served by the Cambridge Housing Authority.

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

Native American 1
White 16

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

There are 6 households headed by seniors served by the Cambridge Housing Authority. Senior households are 41% of households in Cambridge Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 4 persons with disabilities living in Cambridge Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 24% of households served by the Cambridge Housing Authority.

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

The Cambridge 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 Cambridge Housing Authority

Parkside Manor

209 Nelson St, Cambridge, Nebraska 69022

payment Subsidized