Housing Authority of Paducah

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Housing Authority of Paducah


Section 8 Housing

Our Office Has Moved! Visit us at the Housing Authority of Paducah:

2330 Ohio St
Paducah, KY 42003

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Notice to Open Section 8 Waiting List

The City of Paducah Section 8 Housing Program waiting list for rental assistance and related programs will reopen for acceptance of applications on Monday, January 06, 2020. Completed applications with required documentation will be accepted from 9:00 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. and from 1:30 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, January 20th, 21th & 22nd, 2020. Starting the week of January 27, 2020, applications will be accepted only on Mondays and Tuesdays between the hours of 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. Applications can be obtained from the Section 8 Office located at 2330 Ohio St, Elmwood Court Section 8 side of the building) during business hours or downloaded from the Housing Authority of Paducah website at www.paducahhousing.com on January 27, 2020 under the Section 8 tab. All documentation requested on the application must be submitted with the application for placement on the Section 8 waiting list. For more information contact the Section 8 Office at (270) 450-4239.

Rental Assistance (Housing Choice) Voucher Program 

Visit rental assistance (Housing Choice) voucher program for more information about this traditional program including the application.  Also, the Application and information can be obtained from the Section 8 Office during business hours.  All documentation requested on the application must be submitted with the application for placement on the Section 8 waiting list.  For more information, contact the Section 8 Office at 270-450-4239.

The demand for housing assistance often exceeds the limited financial resources available to local housing agencies. Consequently, long waiting periods can be common. Check with the Section 8 staff for the current approximate wait for a Housing Choice Voucher Regulations.  There are times in which the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher program is closed.  However, applications are always accepted for local preference categories including Domestic Violence, Full-time Students, Federal Disaster Displacement, Homeless Veterans and special purpose assistance programs.  All applications must be placed in person by head of household.

Homeownership Program

In order to qualify for the homeownership program through Section 8, you must first be actively participating in the rental assistance (housing choice) voucher program. 

Five Year and Annual Administrative Plan

The City of Paducah Section 8 Housing Program's Five-year and Annual Administrative Plan (“Plan") is required by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Section 511 of the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998. The Plan is available for public inspection and contains

The mission of the Agency, goals, and objectives along with details about immediate operations, program participants, programs and services,
Related Administrative Plan that describes program policies and procedures, and
Supporting documentation.

For Landlords

Are you a landlord interesting in providing rental units through Section 8? For landlords, click here to learn how to get started, what is required, a landlord's responsibilities, and frequently asked questions.