Albertville Housing Authority
711 S Broad Street Albertville, Alabama 35950

256-878-2641

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Albertville Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 164 affordable rental units. It also administers 397 Section 8 housing vouchers.

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

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Albertville Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (29%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (71%) to that of all housing authorities in Alabama, Albertville Housing Authority has a smaller 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 Alabama.

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

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Albertville Housing Authority scored an average of 90 points. The housing authority had a high score of 99 in 2005 and a low score of 77 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Alabama is 73.82.

Albertville Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Alabama housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

Albertville Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 77. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Alameda has 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.

1

Public Housing Projects

164

Public Housing Units

397

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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