Huntington Housing Authority

300 7th Avenue West
Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia 25701

Huntington Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 28th, 2022, Huntington Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Huntington Housing Authority serves Huntington.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Huntington Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Huntington, West Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Huntington Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Huntington Housing Authority (HHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list is applications until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, download and print the Head of Household Form, Pre-Application Form, and Additional Adult Packet (if there are other members of the household who are 18+) online here. Select the link for each form needed.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the HHA, from 8:00 am until 11:00 am, Monday-Thursday.

For more information, visit the HHA website or call the office at (304) 526-4400.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (304) 526-4400.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/23/2018.

Other Huntington Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Huntington, West Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Huntington Housing Authority (HHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for three days in August, 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the application at the HHA office.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HHA website or call the office at (304) 526-4400.

Last Updated on 10/27/2018.

About Huntington Housing Authority

More information about Huntington Housing Authority can be found on its website at

Representatives of Huntington Housing Authority may be available by phone at (304) 526-4400. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/28/2022, it is not known if Huntington Housing Authority 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 Huntington Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Huntington Housing Authority manages 1,357 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 861 16 229 10 89 152
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $488 $315 $616 $106 $406 $404
Monthly Cost $420,221 $5,041 $140,974 $1,058 $36,170 $61,374

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Huntington Housing Authority

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 22% having issued approximately 61 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 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 13 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $10,320 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 72% were extremely low income (ELI). 27% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 61% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 55% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 17% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

47% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 40% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.

24% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 22% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Huntington Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 39% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 90% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

22% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 39% with 2 bedrooms and 39% with 3 or more bedrooms. 28% 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 Huntington Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $278 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $571. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $194.

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.

Public Housing Apartments Operated by Huntington Housing Authority

Northcott Court

806 Hal Greer Blvd
Huntington, West Virginia

Marcum Terrace

1300 Marcum Ter
Huntington, West Virginia

W K. Elliot Garden Apartments

640 9th Ave
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Fairfield Towers

1701 Franklin Ave
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Madison Manor

101 8th Ave
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Dotson Courtyard

831 7th St
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Northcott Court Additional Units

22 1/2 Northcott Ct
Huntington, West Virginia

Low Income Housing Managed by Huntington Housing Authority

Huntington Gardens

1661 Doulton Avenue
Huntington, West Virginia
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