Housing Authority of Paducah

Housing Authority of Paducah - Anderson
Housing Authority of Paducah

News & Updates:


In order to encourage academic excellence and community responsibility among High School graduates, GED graduates or Adults wishing to continue their education, the Kentucky Housing Association (KHA) has implemented a scholarship Click here to read the full story

The Housing Authority of Paducah (HAP) and Resident Advisory Council (RAC) celebrates culture and diversity ALWAYS! We are excited to invite all school aged residents of the HAP in grades K -12th to participate in this celebration through written and artistic expression.

The HAP and RAC Click here to read the full story

Please visit https://paducahhousing.bamboohr.com/careers/ to see our current job openings. 

The Housing Authority of Paducah is an equal opportunity employer and takes affirmative action to ensure Click here to read the full story

The Center for Accessible Living has received funding under the CARES Act of 2020 to assist people with disabilities who have been directly affected by COVID-19. 

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2023 HAP Holiday Closings

New Year's Day  - 01/02/2023
MLK Birthday - 01/16/2023
Good Friday - 04/07/2023
Memorial Day - 05/29/2023
Juneteenth - 06/19/2023
Independance Day - 07/04/2023
Labor Day - 09/04/2023 Click here to read the full story


For procurement opportunities with the Housing Authority of Paducah, please click here to register. There is no charge to do so.

Section 3

Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, and is intended to ensure that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent feasible, provide job training, employment, and contracting opportunities for low- or very-low income residents or business concerns in connection with projects and activities in the community where the project is located.

What is a Section 3 Resident?

A “section 3 resident” is: 1) a public housing resident; or 2) a low- or very low-income person residing in the metropolitan area or non-metropolitan County in which the Section 3 covered assistance is expended.

What is a Section 3 business concern?

A business that:

  • Is 51 percent or more owned by Section 3 residents; or Employs Section 3 residents for at least 30 percent of its full-time, permanent staff; or
  • Provides evidence of a commitment to subcontract to Section 3 business concerns, 25 percent or more of the dollar amount of the awarded contract.

What programs are covered?

Section 3 applies to HUD-funded Public and Indian Housing assistance for development, operating, and modernization expenditures.  Section 3 also applies to certain HUD-funded Housing and Community Development projects that complete housing rehabilitation, housing construction, and other public construction.

What are the types of economic opportunities under Section 3?

  • Job Training
  • Employment
  • Contracts

Any employment resulting from these expenditures, including administration, management, clerical support, and construction, is subject to compliance with Section 3