HA Scottsboro
399 Woods Cove Road Scottsboro, AL 35768

256-259-5600

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The HA Scottsboro administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 315 affordable rental units. It also administers 175 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, HA Scottsboro is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of HA Scottsboro between Public Housing Units (64%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (36%) to that of all housing authorities in AL, HA Scottsboro has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in AL.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

HA Scottsboro manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 98. The scores for properties managed by HA Scottsboro range from a high of 98 to a low of 97.

The highest scoring property in the HA Scottsboro portfolio is Pleasant Hill Homes and the lowest scoring property is Scott/hunter Homes Addn.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by HA Scottsboro have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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2

Public Housing Projects

315

Public Housing Units

175

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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