Phenix City Housing Authority
200 16th Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867

334-664-9991

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Phenix City Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 7 projects which contain 924 affordable rental units. It also administers 772 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Phenix City Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Phenix City Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (54%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (46%) to that of all housing authorities in Alabama, Phenix City 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, Phenix City Housing Authority scored an average of 92 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2001 and a low score of 78 in 2008. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Alabama is 73.82.

Phenix City 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.

Phenix City Housing Authority manages 5 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 84. The scores for properties managed by Phenix City Housing Authority range from a high of 98 to a low of 69.

The highest scoring property in the Phenix City Housing Authority portfolio is Blake and the lowest scoring property is Stough.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Phenix City Housing Authority 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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7

Public Housing Projects

924

Public Housing Units

772

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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