Fort Wayne, IN Low Income Housing

Fort Wayne, IN Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Fort Wayne, IN

How do I qualify for low income housing in Fort Wayne, IN?
To qualify for low income housing in Indiana, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Fort Wayne, IN

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Fort Wayne, IN, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.


In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Fort Wayne, IN. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.



We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

HUD Fair Market Rent For Fort Wayne, Indiana - Allen County

Studio Apartments $743
One Bedroom Apartments $911
Two Bedroom Apartments $1,161
Three Bedroom Apartments $1,266

List of Low Income Housing in or near Fort Wayne, IN

Brendonwood Apartments - Affordable Housing

Brendonwood Apartments - Affordable Housing - Fort Wayne

1004 Fayette Drive
Fort Wayne, IN - 46816
(260) 447-3133
Allen County

Villages of Hanna - Fort Wayne

2177 Eden Street
Fort Wayne, IN - 46803
(260) 456-2157
Allen County

Preston Pointe at Inverness

Preston Pointe at Inverness - Fort Wayne

8075 Preston Pointe Dr.
Fort Wayne, IN - 46804
(260) 459-8484
Allen County

Fort Wayne Housing Authority

Fort Wayne Housing Authority - Fort Wayne

7315 Hanna Street
Fort Wayne, IN - 46816
(260) 449-7725
Allen County

Woodview Manor

Woodview Manor - Fort Wayne

3506 Timberhill Dr
Fort Wayne, IN - 46815
(260) 486-1502
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Housing Authority Of The City Of Fort Wayne, Indiana - Fort Wayne

7315 Hanna Street
Fort Wayne, IN -
260-449-7725-275
Allen County

Fort Wayne Urban League, - Fort Wayne

2135 S. Hanna St.
Fort Wayne, IN - 46803
260-745-3100-33
Allen County

Richardville Apartments I

Richardville Apartments I - Fort Wayne

4960 Winchester Rd
Fort Wayne, IN - 46819
260-747-5906
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Waynedale Apartments

Waynedale Apartments - Fort Wayne

3321 Thurber Ave
Fort Wayne, IN - 46809
260-747-0880
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Salem Manor

Salem Manor - Fort Wayne

1221 East California Road
Fort Wayne, IN - 46825
260-484-4454
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Fairington Apartments Fort Wayne

Fairington Apartments Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne

4931 Fairington Dr
Fort Wayne, IN - 46825
(260) 484-2978
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

True Love Manor

True Love Manor - Fort Wayne

6025 S. Hanna Street
Fort Wayne, IN - 46816
260-456-2771
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Eden Green Apartments

Eden Green Apartments - Fort Wayne

2201 Reed St
Fort Wayne, IN - 46803
260-456-2157
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Arbors Of South Towne Square Apartments

Arbors Of South Towne Square Apartments - Fort Wayne

7915 Decatur Road
Fort Wayne, IN - 46816
260-447-4502
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Edsall House

Edsall House - Fort Wayne

310. W Berry St
Fort Wayne, IN - 46802
260-426-6370
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Memorial Park Estates

Memorial Park Estates - Fort Wayne

2024 Maumee Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN - 46806
260-424-7275
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Richfield Apartments Fort Wayne

Richfield Apartments Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne

4737 Heatherwind Dr
Fort Wayne, IN - 46815
(260) 422-1315
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Richardville Apartments Ii

Richardville Apartments Ii - Fort Wayne

5002 Winchester Road
Fort Wayne, IN - 46819
260 747 5906
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Seddlemeyer Apartments

Seddlemeyer Apartments - Fort Wayne

1930 Seddlemeyer Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN - 46816
219-441-9524
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Woodside Apartments

Woodside Apartments - Fort Wayne

1515 Woodside Ave
Fort Wayne, IN - 46816
219-347-0018
Allen County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): 700
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Light0
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Woodbridge Apartments Fort Wayne I - Fort Wayne

5710 River Run Trail
Fort Wayne, IN - 46825
(317) 469-0400
Allen County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): $750-$1050
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Cambridge Square Fort Wayne

Cambridge Square Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne

7600 Cold Springs Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN - 46825
(317) 469-0400
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

East Central Towers & Gardens - Affordable Community

East Central Towers & Gardens - Affordable Community - Fort Wayne

905 E Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN - 46803
(260) 424-5856
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Centennial Townhomes - Affordable Community

Centennial Townhomes - Affordable Community - Fort Wayne

7936 Serenity Dr
Fort Wayne, IN - 46816
(260) 447-3591
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Adam & Bruce Apartments - Fort Wayne

5910 Hessen Cassel Road
Fort Wayne, IN - 46816
(260) 447-3496
Allen County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Fort Wayne, IN

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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