Indian Rock Village Apartments Public Housing Waiting List is Closed as of May 2024. The waiting list was last open in May 2024 and remains closed.

Lorena Bentley

Analysis by Lorena Bentley

Last Updated: May, 17th 2024

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This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in Roanoke, Virginia.

The Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications for 3-Bedroom apartments at Indian Rock Village from May 13, 2024, until May 17, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

This waiting list was for the following property:

  • Indian Rock Village

Preferences have not been confirmed.

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

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

For more information, visit the RRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the RRHA public notice on May 9, 2024.

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Indian Rock Village Apartments Public Housing Applicant Preferences

Indian Rock Village Apartments has preferences for: Preferences Unconfirmed. Preferences are not required but Public Housing applicants that meet these criteria will be moved up the waiting list.

Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Indian Rock Village Apartments Public Housing Waiting List is managed by Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 3,349 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

This housing agency serves Roanoke, Virginia.

What should I do after applying to the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing waiting list?

After applying, it's a good practice to keep a record of any application that you submit. This will help you keep track of your application, and is especially useful if you apply to multiple waiting lists. You can do this easily with a document on your computer or mobile device, and also with a notebook or piece of paper.

Make sure to write down your application or confirmation number with the application details. This number will be important to reference in the future. Once you have this information written, keep it stored in a place that's easy to access when you need it.

With this information safely stored, all you have left to do is wait to find out if you've been selected for the waiting list.

When will I know if I've been selected for the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing waiting list?

Depending on the area, it may take weeks or even months to know if you've been selected for the waiting list. Your wait for an announcement is usually the longest in areas with large populations and a high demand for housing assistance.

Check if the public notice states when the housing authority plans to announce the results, or how long it may take to review applications. Contact the housing authority if this information isn't available.

How do I know if I've been added to the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing waiting list?

Once all applications are reviewed, the housing authority will either contact everyone who has been placed on the waiting list, or message everyone who applied to check their results.

The housing authority will use the contact information you give in the application to reach you (usually by mail, email, or phone). For this reason, it is very important to put valid contact information on your application. Make sure you keep your contact information up to date, and that you respond quickly if any further action is required.

If you don't get contacted by the housing authority, it might mean that you were not chosen for the waiting list. Sometimes, housing authorities do not contact applicants who were not placed on the waiting list. Check with the housing authority for confirmation.

How can I check my status on the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing waiting list?

To check your status on the waiting list, you usually have to log into an online portal, call a phone number, or visit the office. Each housing authority has different ways for you to check your status.

Some housing authorities will give your spot on the waiting list, but others might only confirm that you're still on the waiting list. Make sure that you have your application or confirmation number with you when checking your status.

How do I update my application for the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing waiting list?

To update your waiting list application, you usually have to log into an online portal, call a phone number, or submit a form to the office. Each housing authority has different ways for you to update your application.

Make sure that you have your application or confirmation number with you when updating your application.

When can I apply for a Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing waiting list that is closed?

You cannot apply for a waiting list that is closed until it is reopened by the housing authority. It is not known when the housing authority will announce the next opening.

For the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing waiting list, how do I apply online?

To apply online, an electronic form must be submitted to the housing authority on the internet. Many online applications require an account to be created to log in, and also a valid email address.

Who lives in Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing units?

If you are considering applying to live in a Public Housing unit, you may be interested to know who already lives in these units, and what the households tend to look like. Fortunately, we can provide some helpful statistics using HUD's 2023 Picture of Subsidized Households. The following data describes the economic and demographic characteristics of renters who live in Public Housing units provided by Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

How many renters live in Public Housing units provided by Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority?

At the start of 2024, Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority was managing 1,279 Public Housing units. Of the total number of units managed, there were 1,189 units occupied. This represents 93% of the total number of Public Housing units managed by Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

According to HUD, there is a total of 2,462 people living in Public Housing units managed by Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority, with the average number of people per household being 2.

How long did current Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing tenants spend on a waiting list before occupying a Public Housing unit?

The 1,189 households living in Public Housing units at the start of 2024 waited on average 11 months before being able to move in. Of those households, 143 occupied their unit in the last year. This represents 12 percent of Public Housing tenants in units managed by Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

Are there any Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing units not occupied?

The Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing program that this waiting list covers had 93% of its units occupied by households with 7% unoccupied at the start of 2024.

How many Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing households have children?

Of the 1,189 Public Housing households in units managed by Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority, 563 have at least one child. There are 38 two-parent households in the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing units, and 524 single-parent households. There were 512 households with children with a female head of household.

How much do Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing households earn?

The average annual household income for Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing tenant households is $13,024 The average annual income per person is $6,089 The average Public Housing household annual income is 18% of the local Area Median Income.

Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing household annual income
Annual Income Range ($) Number of Households % of Vouchers
Less than $5,000 238 20%
$5,000 - $9,999 155 13%
$10,000 - $14,999 476 40%
$15,000 - $19,999 119 10%
$20,000+ 202 17%

What is the source of income for Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing households?

Of all Public Housing households, 269 (21%) receive the majority of their income from wages and/or business. 51 (4%) households receive the majority of their income from welfare programs like TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance. 934 (73%) households derive the majority of their income from some other source (other than wage or welfare).

How much does a Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing unit cost?

For the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing program, the federal government covers the cost of, on average, $872 per month for each household, which equates to annual cost of $10,464.

How much does the average Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing tenant pay per month in rent?

HUD refers to the portion of rent paid by the tenant as the Total Tenant Payment, or Family Expenditure.

For the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing program, the average family expenditure is $296 per month or $3,552 per year. The combined payment from all tenants in the program is $351,944 per month, which is $4,223,328 per year.

What is the average utility cost paid by Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing renters?

The average cost of utilities for renters in this program is $119 per month. It is important to note this is not the actual cost renters will pay for utilities, but an estimate based on the energy cost estimates of the program.

What size are most Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing units?

Of the 1,279 households living in Public Housing units, 452 (38%) live in a studio or one-bedroom unit, 369 (31%) rent a 2-bedroom rental home and 369 (31%) have a 3-bedroom or larger rental. 17% of Public Housing households are overhoused with more bedrooms than people in the household.

What is the race and ethnicity of Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing households?

70% of Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing program households have a minority head of household who is Black, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander; or of Hispanic ethnicity.

Racial/ethnic makeup of Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing tenants
Race Number of Households % of Households
Asian/Pacific Islander 12 1%
Black Non-Hispanic 773 65%
Native American/Alaskan 0 0%
White Non-Hispanic 357 30%
Black Hispanic 12 1%
White Hispanic 24 2%
Other Hispanic 0 0%

What are the ages of tenant heads of households in the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing program?

Age Range of Head of Household Number of Households % of Households
Under 24 59 5%
25-50/td> 583 49%
51-61 238 20%
62-84 297 25%
85 or Older 12 1%