Wayne Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Wayne, Nebraska.

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

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


The WHA offers one Public Housing community with 35 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.


There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the WHA office to pick up an application, located at 409 Dearborn St., Wayne, NE 68787, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Thursday.
  2. Request to have an application mailed or emailed to you by calling (402) 375-2868 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed to P.O. Box 183, Wayne, NE 68787, or hand delivered to the address listed above, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.


Documents are not needed at this time.


The WHA does not have a preference. 


Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the application is received.


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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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, visit the WHA website, or call the office at (402) 375-2868 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

About The Agency

Wayne Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 38 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

409 Dearborn Street, Wayne, NE

(402) 375-2868

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 Wayne Housing Authority?

Wayne Housing Authority serves 35 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 35 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 69 percent of households served by Wayne Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 83 percent of Wayne Housing Authority households.

How many Wayne Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 17 households and make up 49 percent of households served by Wayne Housing Authority.

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

There are 21 female-headed renter households living in Wayne Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 60% of those served by the Wayne Housing Authority.

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

Black 2
White 32
Hispanic 1

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

There are 10 households headed by seniors served by the Wayne Housing Authority. Senior households are 31% of households in Wayne Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 9 persons with disabilities living in Wayne Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 26% of households served by the Wayne Housing Authority.

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

The Wayne 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 Wayne Housing Authority

Villa Wayne

409 Dearborn St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

payment Subsidized