Section 8 Housing Assistance


Section 8 Housing Assistance
City Hall, Second Floor, Room 208
300 South 5th Street
Paducah, KY  42002

Section 8 Programs

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.

Rental Assistance Voucher Program 

Visit rental assistance voucher program for more information about this traditional program.  Application and information can be obtained from the Section 8 Office located at 300 S. 5th Street, Room 208 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 270-444-8542.

Section 8 Waiting List - Effective October 10, 2018, until further notice, the City of Paducah Section 8 Housing Program hereby closes the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program. This action does not affect acceptance of Housing Choice (Rental Assistance) Voucher Applications for local preference categories including Domestic Violence, Full-time Students, Federal Disaster Displacement, Homeless Veterans and special purpose assistance programs.  If you are one of the preference categories, applications also are available for pick up during regular business hours at City Hall, 300 South 5th Street, Room 208, Paducah KY.  All applications must be placed in person by head of household, and all requested documents must be presented at time of application.

Homeownership Program

The second option is for homeownership.  In order to qualify for homeownership through Section 8, you must first be actively participating in the housing choice voucher program. 

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.


 The City of Paducah adheres to HUD's Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity laws.