Housing/Utilities

Area IV Agency - Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, Inc is a private, not-for-profit organization working to make the best use of federal, state, and local resources in the form of programs or services. One of their services is the Energy Assistance Program which provides financial assistance to low-income households to maintain utility services during the winter heating season and sometimes (if funds are available) during the summer cooling season. An Energy Assistance Program recipient is protected from having their regulated utility disconnected between December 1 and March 15.

Family Promise of Lafayette is non-profit 501(c)(3) and non-denominational
organization for families in transition in finding a home. Part of a national network, FPGL is one of over 136 Networks across the United States. Based on the support of volunteers and host congregations, Family Promise® programs are funded by donations, grants, and fundraising opportunities. Family Promise® builds programs from existing resources so they can be implemented quickly, and without major start-up costs.

Homestead Counseling Services - HomesteadCS is a non-profit HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency offering Education and Consulting Assistance to all homeowners and potential homeowners regardless of income.

Lafayette Housing Authority – administers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program and Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), both funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The office:

  • Administers the federal programs
  • Processes applications, determines eligibility
  • Provides affordable, safe, sanitary housing opportunities in the private sector
  • Educates participants and landlords on the program

Applications are received the first Wednesday of each month from 8 – 10 am.

Section 8 Housing Apartment Complexes

Briarwood Apartments

1750 Windemere Dr., Lafayette, IN 47905
765-447-7634
 

Cambridge Estates

2511 Malden Rd., Lafayette, IN 47905
765-446-1200
 

Deerfield Commons

1725 Windemere Ct., Lafayette, IN 47905
765-448-9933
 

Romney Meadows

548 Westchester Ln., Lafayette, IN 47905
765-474-2464
 

Twyckenham Apartments

3200 Quarry Dr., Lafayette, IN 47909
765-474-2411
 

Country Villa

3014 Fall Place, W. Lafayette, IN 47906
765-463-0504
 

Fairington Apartments

225 Fairington Ct., Lafayette, IN 47905
765-447-4115
Must be 62+
 

Fowler Apartments

407 Ferry St., Lafayette, IN 47901
765-742-8105
Must be 62+ or disabled
 

Friendship House

1010 W. Cumberland Ave., W. Lafayette, IN 47906
765-463-9586
Must be 62+ or disabled
 

LTHC Homeless Services Program -  A non-profit organization which began in 1989, develops housing, offers supportive services, and other opportunities to foster self-sufficiency for the homeless, particularly families with children, in our community.

Lafayette Urban Ministry (LUM) – Their Good Samaritan program provides financial assistance for rent, utilities and prescription medications.  They can also assist with obtaining I.D.s and birth certificates. LUM also offers free tax preparation for low-income households and individuals living in Tippecanoe county.

Salvation Army - Provides emergency financial assistance such as rent/mortgage assistance, utilities (water/heat), food, clothing, transportation, and other basic and unique needs to families or individuals in crisis.

YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter - Clients staying at the shelter receive continuous case management with the goal of helping to find employment, housing, financial resources, childcare, counseling, etc. in order to become self-sufficient.