Public Housing Accepting Applications for 3, 4 and 5 Bedroom Units starting April 1, 2022. Download application under Documents & Forms, print and deliver to Administrative Offices at 501 Alonzo Watson Drive OR pick up a copy at the Administrative Offices.
HASB is not accepting applications for one or two bedroom units.
Public Housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and people with disabilities. Public Housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered site single-family units to apartments for the elderly in the high-rise buildings. The Housing Authority owns over 814 dwelling units in South Bend that are rented to low-income families and seniors. These units range from single family dwellings to high rise apartments and are scattered throughout the City of South Bend. Families pay 30% of their gross adjusted income for rent and utilities.
PUBLIC HOUSING ELIGIBILITY
WHO QUALIFIES FOR PUBLIC HOUSING?
Public Housing is available only to low-income families and individuals. The South Bend Housing Authority determines eligibility based on the following:
• Annual gross income
• Whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability, or as a family; and
• US citizenship or eligible immigration status.
HOW DO I APPLY?
At this time, the Public Housing Wait List is Open for 3, 4 & 5 Bedroom Units. Pick up an application in our lobby or download on our website.
The Wait List for all other unit sizes is currently closed.
WHAT ARE THE INCOME LIMITS?
HUD Published Income Limits for South Bend Indiana:
1 Person Household --- $16,400
2 Person Household --- $18,750
3 Person Household --- $23,030
4 Person Household --- $27,750
5 Person Household --- $32,470
6 Person Household --- $37,190
7 Person Household --- $41,910
8 Person Household --- $46,630