Apartments operated by the Housing Authority of Covington are considered “conventional public housing units” The Housing Authority of Covington consists of three family developments, one senior building, scattered sites that consists of both single family and duplex apartments. Tenants are charged a monthly rent that does not exceed 30% of their adjusted income.
The Housing Choice Voucher Program is a City responsibility and Department that is funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and administered locally under the umbrella of the Consortium with the Housing Authority of Covington. Participants find their own housing anywhere in Kenton County and it must be code compliant. The family must pay 30% of its monthly adjusted gross income for rent and utilities. The remaining contract rent amount is paid directly to the landlord on behalf of the participating family (as housing subsidy).