Hot Springs Housing Authority
1004 Illinois Street
Hot Springs, Garland County, AR

501-624-4420

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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

365

Public Housing Units

658

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Hot Springs Housing Authority
1004 Illinois Street
Hot Springs, Garland County, AR

501-624-4420

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Hot Springs Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 365 affordable rental units. It also administers 658 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Hot Springs Housing Authority 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 Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Hot Springs Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (36%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (64%) to that of all housing authorities in Arkansas, Hot Springs 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 Arkansas.

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, Hot Springs Housing Authority scored an average of 94 points. The housing authority had a high score of 104 in 2007 and a low score of 74 in 2006. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Arkansas is 76.44.

Hot Springs Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Arkansas 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.

Hot Springs Housing Authority manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 67. The scores for properties managed by Hot Springs Housing Authority range from a high of 74 to a low of 59.

The highest scoring property in the Hot Springs Housing Authority portfolio is Mountainview Towers and the lowest scoring property is Eastwood Gardens.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 50% of properties managed by Hot Springs Housing Authority have a passing score.

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

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Hot Springs Housing Authority owns and manages 365 public housing units in 3 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Hot Springs Housing Authority is $208.00 compared to the state average of $285.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Arkansas ranges from a low of $167.00 to a high of $431.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)