FAQ's

 

Q: Where Are You Located?

A: The Housing Authority of Versailles’ office is at 519 Poplar Street in Versailles.  From South Main Street, turn on to Rose Hill Ave, go about .4 mile and bear right at the fork.  You are now on Clifton Rd.  Stay on Clifton Rd. till you cross the railroad track, then, turn right on to Beech Street.  Take the first left onto Oak St.  The first left is Poplar St.  We are the third building on the right.


Q: When Can I Apply For Housing?

A: You must first pick up a Personal Declaration.  It may be found on the wall outside the front door and may be picked up at any time, or you may down load it from this web site.  It must be completely filled out before you may apply for housing.  Please follow the instructions carefully.   You need to come to the office on either, Monday, Wednesday from 9 AM to 11 AM or 1 PM to 2 PM.  We do not take applications on the last work day of the month. 


Q: How Does The Application Process Work?

A: Many factors will be reviewed to determine your eligibility for housing.  The application process begins when the applicant brings the Personal Declaration to the office during designated hours.  At this point a personal interview is conducted to identify your housing needs and answer any questions you may have.  The Housing Authority gathers your credit report, requests your rental history from your current and former landlords, and requests a criminal background check.  Character references are also checked.  Once this information is received, household income will be verified and a decision regarding eligibility can be made.You can assist our staff during the application process by ensuring all information on the application is filled out HONESTLY, COMPLETELY AND ACCURATELY.  Keeping your mailing address and telephone number current is important.  If any requested information changes, please call the office so your application can be updated. 


Q: When Will I Find Out If I Qualify For Housing?

A: Determining your eligibility for housing can take an average of seven to ten business days.   Changes to your application can be reported by phone. 


Q: When Can I Move In?A: Once you have been determined eligible, the Housing Authority will work to get you into a unit as soon as possible.  There are waiting list for all bedroom size units.  The first vacant unit when your name comes up will be the one offered to you.  It may be that there are no units available at the time.  If that is the case, you will be placed on the waiting list and notified as soon as one comes open.  When a house/apartment becomes ready, the Housing Authority will contact you to set up a tentative move-in date.  Please be sure to keep all information up to date to make the process run smoothly.


Q: Do you accept Section 8? 

A: No, we do not accept Section 8.  We do not have anything to do with Section 8. Please call Kentucky Housing Corporation at 502-564-7630.