Housing Authority of the City of Needles
908 Sycamore Drive Needles, CA 92363

760-326-3222

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Needles administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 52 affordable rental units. It also administers 20 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Needles 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 Very Small, meaning it administers 1 - 49 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of Needles between Public Housing Units (72%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (28%) to that of all housing authorities in CA, Housing Authority of the City of Needles has a larger 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 CA.

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

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

Housing Authority of the City of Needles manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 74. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Needles Hsg Authority has 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. Housing Authority of the City of Needles owns and manages 52 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of the City of Needles is $419.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of CA ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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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1

Public Housing Projects

52

Public Housing Units

20

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Very Small (1 - 49)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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