Sylacauga Housing Authority
415 W 8th Street
Sylacauga, Talladega County, AL


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Sylacauga Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 624 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Sylacauga Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units.

Sylacauga Housing Authority 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 (, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

Sylacauga Housing Authority manages 3 rental properties which, as of the last set of publicly available data, have an average inspection score of 88. The scores for properties managed by Sylacauga Housing Authority range from a high of 97 to a low of 83.

The highest scoring property in the Sylacauga Housing Authority portfolio is Sylavon Towers and the lowest scoring property is Drew Court.

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

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

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Sylacauga Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 6/8/11 Plan
2010 5/11/10 Plan
2009 5/13/09 Plan
2007 7/6/07 Plan
2005 10/6/05 Plan
2004 7/15/04 Plan
2002 8/1/02 Plan
2001 11/5/01 Plan
2000 8/16/00 Plan


Public Housing Projects


Public Housing Units

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size


Program Type

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