City of Covington Housing Authority

638 Madison Ave., 5th Floor, Covington, KY, 41011
(859) 292-2188



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About City of Covington Housing Authority

The Mayor appoints board members who are approved by the City Commission, for 4-year terms (KSR 80.030). Each person shall be at least 25 years of age and a resident of the City for at least one year preceding the appointment. No officer or employee of the City is eligible. No more than two appointees shall be affiliated with the same political party (KRS 80.040). Board members are paid $25 and the chairperson $35 per meeting. the Mayor serves as an ex-oficio member of the board and receives no compensation.

Additional Information

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is OPEN. Applications are accepted online. Visit the following site, then Click on: “You can access the online application by clicking here”- https://www.covingtonky.gov/government/departments/department-of-development/housing-choice-voucher



Mission Statement

The Housing Authority of Covington will do this by ensuring that its housing and community development staff have the leadership skills, education, information and tools to serve the community in a rapidly changing environment. They will be challenged to look beyond conventional programs and embrace both new opportunities and new partners.
The Housing Authority of Covington will foster the highest standards of ethical conduct, service and accountability. Ethics will be at the core of the HAC decision making process. Decisions by leadership will take into account and reflect a concern for the interests and wellbeing of all stakeholders.
The Housing Authority of Covington will adhere to and promote excellence in design, construction and management, demonstrating that quality, affordable homeownership and rental homes are achievable.
Emphasis will be placed on energy efficient, accessible, healthy and ecologically friendly homes with appropriate amenities. Neighborhood cohesion will be fostered through multiuse developments comprised of retail, office and residential units. Shopping will be available locally with retail establishments that serve both the local neighborhood and the larger community. Community accessibility will be the result of well-planned sidewalks, bike paths, green spaces and convenient, affordable public transportation.
The Housing Authority of Covington will reach out to others who share a concern for the future of our residents. A forceful and continuous effort of political engagement, community organizing and advocacy will be needed to affect public policy and spending priorities. We will increase public awareness of our goals and the Housing

Program Summary for City of Covington Housing Authority

City of Covington Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. City of Covington Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. City of Covington Housing Authority administered a total of 1,194 Section 8 Vouchers. City of Covington Housing Authority currently has Section 8 as its program type. City of Covington Housing Authority is located at 638 Madison Ave., 5th Floor, Covington, KY, 41011 and serves the city of Covington. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact City of Covington Housing Authority at, (859) 292-2188 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of City of Covington Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 1,194
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the City of Covington Housing Authority is currently Open


2020 Income Limits for Kenton County, KY

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Kenton County, KY:

Median Income
$86,300
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $30,250
  • $34,550
  • $38,850
  • $43,150
  • $46,650
  • $50,100
  • $53,550
  • $57,000
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $18,150
  • $20,750
  • $23,350
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $48,350
  • $55,250
  • $62,150
  • $69,050
  • $74,600
  • $80,100
  • $85,650
  • $91,150

2017 Fair Market Rents for Kenton County, KY

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Kenton County, KY:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$527 $613 $806 $1125 $1316



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Newport Housing Authority Newport Housing Authority Newport KY N/A N/A Open 1.03 Miles Contact
Campbell County Housing Authority Campbell County Housing Authority Newport KY 673 N/A Open 1.18 Miles Contact
Covington Housing Authority Covington Housing Authority Covington KY N/A N/A Open 1.43 Miles Contact
Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cincinnati OH 11,404 5,687 Open 1.62 Miles Contact
Dayton Housing Authority Dayton Housing Authority Dayton KY 656 135 Open 3.15 Miles Contact
Boone County Assisted Housing Department Boone County Assisted Housing Department Burlington KY 998 N/A Open 12.05 Miles Contact

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City of Covington Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
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Kenton County Quick Facts

Population: 163,929
Persons Per Household: 2.56
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 26.2%
Homeownership Rate: 68.0%
Housing Units: 69,259
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,704
Median Household Income: $54,270