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Housing Authority of Murray

Serving the community of Murray in Calloway County, Kentucky


Do You Qualify for Public Housing in Murray?

There are several steps in the qualification process. You must fill out an application (step 1 below) and then make an appointment (step 2 below) to determine your qualification status. If you qualify for public housing but no units are available at that time, you will be placed on a waiting list. All applicants on the waiting list are processed in the order that their application was received (based on the date and time).

You may also want to look at the Resident Handbook for valuable information about being a resident of the Housing Authority of Murray. Just click on the 'Resident Services' tab to your left.

For your information, some additional steps in this process are listed below. Once you have completed an application and made your appointment, our office staff will assist you through the entire qualification process:

  1. Fill out an application - you can download the form below or get one at the office.

  2. Make an appointment - call (270)753-5000 ext 302.

  3. Qualify based on your income - please see the information and link below.

  4. Verify your income and assets.

  5. Verify your Social Security Card or citizenship.

  6. Obtain acceptable Landlord reference(s).

  7. Pass a criminal background check.

Income Limits

HUD publishes income limits every year for each county in the United States. In order to be eligible for Public Housing, your income cannot exceed the published limits. You can look at the income limits for Calloway County by clicking on the link below (all sources of income for your household will be included).

  1. Click the link below.

  2. Click on "2017 Income Limits Documentation".

  3. Click on the button for Income Limits.

  4. Choose "Kentucky" and "Calloway County" from the scroll down menus.

  5. Click on the button to view county calculations.

2017 Income Limits

Note: you must go through the application process in order to know if you qualify.

The Application

You can download the application in PDF format directly below. Complete the application, gather all necessary documents and call our office for an appointment at (270)753-5000 ext 302. Directions for completing the application are included.

Application for Housing at the Housing Authority of Murray

Income/Asset Questionnaire (required at the application appointment)