Housing Authority of the City of Columbus

799 McClure Rd., Columbus, IN, 47201
(812) 378-0005



Bartholomew County

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About Housing Authority of the City of Columbus

The Public Housing and Section 8 tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) assistance programs are funded by the federal government and administered by The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus, Indiana for the jurisdiction of the City of Columbus, Indiana and a 5-mile radius from city limits.

From 1981 until 1985 CHA developed 3 public housing rental complexes for families, elderly & disabled persons totaling of 114 units. In public housing the CHA is landlord of these properties.
CHA also purchased & renovated 43 existing houses scattered throughout the City of Columbus and developed these as scattered site rentals. The public housing program has 157 units.

Sycamore Place and Pence Place were designed by Gwathmey-Siegel and Associates and have taken their place in the Columbus Architectural Tour as examples of a unique environment created in public housing in the 1980's. Local Architect, Bill Burd designed Heritage Woods.

Additional Information

Information about waiting lists and programs available can be found by visiting their website at http://www.columbushome.net



Mission Statement

The mission of The Housing Authority of the City of Columbus, Indiana is to operate a financially sound public housing agency that provides a drug-free, safe, affordable environment and to promote opportunities for families and individuals of all abilities who desire to achieve self-sufficiency.

Program Summary for Housing Authority of the City of Columbus

Housing Authority of the City of Columbus is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Housing Authority of the City of Columbus manages several funded programs and has a total of 157 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority of the City of Columbus administered a total of 654 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority of the City of Columbus currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Housing Authority of the City of Columbus is located at 799 McClure Rd., Columbus, IN, 47201 and serves the city of Columbus. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority of the City of Columbus at, (812) 378-0005 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Housing Authority of the City of Columbus compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 1
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 654
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 157
Waiting list for the Housing Authority of the City of Columbus is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Bartholomew County, IN

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 Bartholomew County, IN:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $23,700
  • $27,100
  • $30,500
  • $33,850
  • $36,600
  • $39,300
  • $42,000
  • $44,700
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,250
  • $16,250
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $37,950
  • $43,350
  • $48,750
  • $54,150
  • $58,500
  • $62,850
  • $67,150
  • $71,500

2017 Fair Market Rents for Bartholomew County, IN

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 Bartholomew County, IN:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$596 $720 $856 $1085 $1180



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Seymour Housing Authority Seymour Housing Authority Seymour IN 158 N/A Open 17.26 Miles Contact
Jennings County Housing Authority Jennings County Housing Authority North Vernon IN N/A N/A Open 19.62 Miles Contact
Greensburg Housing Authority Greensburg Housing Authority Greensburg IN 115 N/A Open 23.48 Miles Contact
Bloomington Housing Authority Bloomington Housing Authority Bloomington IN 1,364 314 Open 35.36 Miles Contact
Bedford Housing Authority Bedford Housing Authority Bedford IN 168 167 Open 39.82 Miles Contact
The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority Indianapolis IN 649 116 Open 41.23 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Housing Authority of the City of Columbus Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
157
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Bartholomew County Quick Facts

Population: 80,217
Persons Per Household: 2.56
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 14.6%
Homeownership Rate: 70.9%
Housing Units: 33,272
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,359
Median Household Income: $54,165