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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, June 04, 2019 2:10 pm

Verbatim: Fort Wayne Housing Authority to open waiting list for public housing program

The following was released on Tues., June 4, 2019: 

FORT WAYNE – The Fort Wayne Housing Authority (FWHA) will be opening its Public Housing Program Waiting List on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 8:00am EST. Waiting lists for all bedroom sizes will be available. 

Applications will be accepted on-line, by mail, by fax, or in person. The online application portal is accessible through our website's home page at www.fwha.org. The applicant must have a valid e-mail address to apply on-line. If you have clients who need assistance in applying on-line, FWHA would appreciate you assisting them with this very easy process so that they may have the opportunity to participate in this program. 

Paper applications will be available to print from the FWHA website www.fwha.org or available for pickup at the following location:

• FWHA Administrative Building, 7315 Hanna Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46816 

Completed applications may also be delivered to FWHA (7315 Hanna Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46816) during business hours (8:00am ET to 5:00pm ET) while the waiting list is open. Only one application will be accepted per person. 

Applicants are reminded that once they apply, they must report all changes in their address or preferences to the Fort Wayne Housing Authority IN WRITING within 10 business days of the change. No changes will be accepted over the phone. No mail is forwarded by the U.S. Post Office from the housing authority. If no address change is made with the housing authority and the FWHA receives returned mail, the application will be removed from the waiting list. 

Please contact 260.267.9300 with any questions.