Frequently Asked Questions

- WHAT IS PUBLIC HOUSING?

- WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR PUBLIC HOUSING?

- HOW DOES THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORK?

- WILL I NEED TO PRODUCE ANY DOCUMENTATION?

- WHEN WILL I BE NOTIFIED?

- WILL I HAVE TO SIGN A LEASE?

- HOW IS RENT DETERMINED?

- HOW LONG CAN I STAY IN PUBLIC HOUSING?

- HOW DOES SECTION 8 DIFFER FROM PUBLIC HOUSING?

- WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THE TERRE HAUTE HOUSING AUTHORITY?

- WHERE IS THE CENTRAL OFFICE LOCATED?

- I RECEIVED A LETTER FOR AN INTAKE APPOINTMENT. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

- I AM NOT ABLE TO ATTEND MY INTAKE APPOINTMENT. CAN I RESCHEDULE?

- I HAVE BEEN DENIED ASSISTANCE AND WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION AS TO WHY?

- I KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS COMMITING FRAUD, OR HAVE A GENERAL COMPLAINT ABOUT ONE OF YOUR PROPERTIES. HOW CAN I REPORT THEM OR FILE A COMPLAINT?

Call our central office at 812-232-1381

Your complaint will be forwarded to the correct department and we will investigate the problem. Or, you may also click HERE and view/print our complaint form. Fill out the form and mail it to P.O. Box 3086, Terre Haute, IN 47803 or you may bring it in person to our central office. 


[Close Answer]

- I AM ALREADY LIVING IN PUBLIC HOUSING WITH THE TERRE HAUTE HOUSING AUTHORITY, BUT I NEED TO REPORT A CHANGE OR I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MY RENT STATEMENT?