Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme
250 N Ventura Road
Port Hueneme, Ventura County, CA


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Section 8 HCV Waiting List Status: Open

The Port Hueneme Housing Authority (CA) has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program; no close date has been identified.

Applications are available online to download at: http://ca-porthueneme.civiccities.com/DocumentCenter/View/61 ; Spanish version: http://ca-porthueneme.civiccities.com/DocumentCenter/View/62

They should be mailed or dropped off at the Port Hueneme housing authority office, located at:
  250 North Ventura Road
  Port Hueneme, CA 93041

Preferences are not known at this time.

All applications received will be placed by date and time of submission.

Public Housing Waiting List Statuses

Family Senior Other
OpenOpenNot Applicable

The Port Hueneme Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority has one family community with 30 one to three bedroom units, and one senior/disabled community named Mar Vista, with 40 studio apartments, and 20 one bedroom apartments.

To apply for public housing, you can obtain an application to print and complete here.

Once the application has been complete it can be mailed or hand delivered the housing authority located at  North Ventura Rd., Port Hueneme, CA 93041.

This housing authority does have a preference system that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: living and/or working in Port Hueneme.  Your application is also placed by the date and time received.

For more information, the housing authority can be reached by callin 805-986-6527, Monday-Thursday from 8am-5pm, or you can visit the city website at http://www.ci.port-hueneme.ca.us/index.aspx?NID=871.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 90 affordable rental units. It also administers 279 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme 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 Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme between Public Housing Units (24%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (76%) to that of all housing authorities in California, Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme 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 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, Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme scored an average of 90 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 70 in 2007. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in California is 75.30.

Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme has an average score that is more 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.

As of the last set of publicly available data, Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 90. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. As of the last set of publicly available data, Mar Vista has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 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 Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2009 5/29/08 Plan
2008 5/29/08 Plan
2007 6/27/07 Plan
2006 5/17/06 Plan
2004 6/25/04 Plan
2003 7/22/03 Plan
2002 7/1/02 Plan
2001 8/17/01 Plan
2000 7/31/00 Plan

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Small (50 - 249)

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Medium Low (250 - 499)

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