Mendocino County
1076 N State Street, Ukiah, California 95482

707-463-5462

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Mendocino County administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 7 projects which contain 0 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,149 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Mendocino County is determined to be a No units public housing authority, meaning it manages between 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 Mendocino County between Public Housing Units (0%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (100%) to that of all housing authorities in California, Mendocino County 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 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, Mendocino County scored an average of 77 points. The housing authority had a high score of 96 in 2009 and a low score of 60 in 2005. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in California is 75.30.

Mendocino County 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)

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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7

Public Housing Projects

1149

Section 8 Vouchers

No units

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type