HA Samson
12 N Wise Street, Samson, Alabama 36477


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The HA Samson administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 213 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, HA Samson is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

HA Samson is among the 58% of Alabama housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

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, HA Samson scored an average of 83 points. The housing authority had a high score of 92 in 2001 and a low score of 73 in 2009. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Alabama is 73.82.

HA Samson 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.

HA Samson manages 1 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 80. The scores for properties managed by HA Samson range from a high of 80 to a low of 80.

HA Samson manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 80. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Geneva 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.

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Public Housing Projects


Public Housing Units

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size


Program Type

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