City of Eureka Hsg Auth
735 W Everding Street Eureka, California 95503

707-443-4583

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The City of Eureka Hsg Auth administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 196 affordable rental units. It also administers 0 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, City of Eureka Hsg Auth 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 No units, meaning it administers Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of City of Eureka Hsg Auth between Public Housing Units (100%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (0%) to that of all housing authorities in California, City of Eureka Hsg Auth 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 smaller than the average housing authority in California.

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, City of Eureka Hsg Auth scored an average of 73 points. The housing authority had a high score of 96 in 2003 and a low score of 63 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in California is 75.30.

City of Eureka Hsg Auth has an average score that is less than the average California 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.

City of Eureka Hsg Auth manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 83. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Eureka City 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.

1

Public Housing Projects

196

Public Housing Units

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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