Housing Authorities in Lake County, Indiana

There are 3 Housing Authorities in Lake County, Indiana, serving a population of 488,694 people in an area of 499 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 162,898 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 166 square miles.

In Indiana, Lake County is ranked 36th of 92 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 2nd of 92 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Lake County Housing Authorities

Find Lake County, Indiana housing authorities, departments, and HUD.

East Chicago Housing Authority 4720 Railroad Avenue East Chicago, IN

Gary Housing Authority 4945 Tennessee Street Gary, IN

Hammond Housing Authority 1402 173rd Street Hammond, IN

About Lake County Housing Authorities

Lake County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Lake County, IN. Lake County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Lake County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Lake County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Lake County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Lake County Public Housing Statistics

Find Lake County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Lake County HUD Housing Programs
 Lake CountyIndiana
Subsidized Units14,61692,744
Occupied %77.0%89.0%
People Per Unit2.11.9
People Total19,285157,611
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$267$283
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$707$528
Average Months on Wait List3522
Lake County Public Housing Programs
 Lake CountyIndiana
Subsidized Units6,44616,926
Occupied %60.0%81.0%
People Per Unit1.92.0
People Total3,35322,866
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$255$261
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$880$573
Average Months on Wait List2313
Lake County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Lake CountyIndiana
Subsidized Units3,41730,539
Occupied %92.0%93.0%
People Per Unit2.01.7
People Total6,46148,130
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$203$245
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$722$545