Section 8 Housing Assistance


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

Section 8 Programs

Rental Assistance Voucher Program 

Visit rental assistance voucher program for more information about this traditional program.  Rental Assistance Voucher Program Applications 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.

Waiting List Closure for Section 8 Housing - Due to the high number of applications existing on the waiting list, please be advised that the waiting list for rental assistance under the City of Paducah Section 8 Housing will be closed effective September 12, 2016 until further notice.  This will not affect acceptance of applications for local preference categories of

  • Domestic Abuse Victims
  • Full-time Student Status seeking Self Sufficiency
  • Federally Disaster/Governmental Displacement
  • Homeless Veterans as referred by Veterans Administration
  • Special Purpose Housing Programs

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.