Middletown Housing Authority
40 Broad Street Middletown, Connecticut 06457

860-346-8671

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Middletown Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 247 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,364 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Middletown Housing Authority 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 Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Middletown Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (15%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (85%) to that of all housing authorities in Connecticut, Middletown 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 Connecticut.

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, Middletown Housing Authority scored an average of 90 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 70 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Connecticut is 74.43.

Middletown Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Connecticut 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.

Middletown Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 91. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Sbona Towers 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. Middletown Housing Authority owns and manages 247 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Middletown Housing Authority is $383.00 compared to the state average of $409.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Connecticut ranges from a low of $257.00 to a high of $768.00.

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.

2

Public Housing Projects

247

Public Housing Units

1,364

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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