Assisted Housing Authority

 Ashland Assisted Housing Authority


As of January 1, 2020, the waiting list is open for following preferences:

  • Where the family was terminated from the HVC program due to insufficient HVC funding. (S1)
  • Where the family is a victim of domestic violence in or outside of public housing verified by Safe Harbor of Northeast Kentucky. (S1;HH1/2/3)*
  • Displaced by government action. (S1) *                 
  • Deemed homeless by written verification from CAReS. (S1) *
  • Youth aging out of foster care. (S1) *
  • A family whose head, spouse, or cohead is a veteran.  A veteran is a person who has served in the active military or naval service of the United states at any time and has been discharged or released from service. 
  • A family whose head, spouse, or cohead is considered Active Duty, Reserve, or National Guard.  (S1) *
  • Where the head, co-head, spouse or sole member is considered elderly by being at least 62 or older. (S2) *            
  • Where the head, co-head, spouse or sole member is considered near elderly by being at least 50 or older.  (S2) *
  • Where the head, co-head, spouse or sole member is considered disabled with verification of disability.  (S2) *
  • A family whose head, spouse, or cohead is responsible for the care of dependent disabled family member which prevents them from working or attending school.  (S2) *
  • Families where the head, co-head, spouse, or sole member is working or attending school in Boyd County. (S2) *
  • Families where the head, co-head, spouse, or sole member is living in Boyd County and working or attending school outside of Boyd County. (S2) *

** Documentation must be provided verifying the option selected. **

 


Mission:
Ashland Assisted Housing Authority’s mission is to leverage the power of affordable, decent, safe, and stable housing to help communities thrive and low-income families increase their potential for long-term economic success and a sustained high quality of life. 

Goals:
Recognize participants as the ultimate customer.
Increase the amount of low-income rental housing stock in Boyd County by:   
a.       Expanding landlord participation
b.       Working with other agencies influencing housing (code enforcement, planning, zoning, etc.).   
Reduce the PUC (price per unit) allowing the agency to serve more families.
Lower administrative cost of the agency by streamlining process and procedures and effective use of Federal funding.
Reduce the number of re-inspections on rental units reducing administrative burden.
Streamlining admission and lease up process.
Decrease time between voucher issuance and lease up.
Continued Fair Housing efforts in the community.
Increase number of VASH participants within jurisdiction.
Improve service delivery efforts through effective and efficient program management.
Seek problem-solving partnerships with participants, landlords and community and government leadership.
To assist the local economy by increasing the occupancy rate and the amount of money flowing into the community.

 

Ashland Assisted Housing Authority 1700 Greenup Avenue, Suite 212 Ashland, Kentucky 41101                          Phone: (606) 385-3327 Fax: (606) 385-3331 Email: sect8@ashlandky.org