Jacksonville Housing Authority
1300 Broad Street
Jacksonville, Duval County, FL

904-630-3810


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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Jacksonville Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 21 projects which contain 2,795 affordable rental units. It also administers 7,292 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Jacksonville Housing Authority is determined to be a Large public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1,250 - 9,999 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 Jacksonville Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (28%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (72%) to that of all housing authorities in Florida, Jacksonville Housing Authority 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 Florida.

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, Jacksonville Housing Authority scored an average of 99 points. The housing authority had a high score of 104 in 2002 and a low score of 86 in 2006. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Florida is 75.77.

Jacksonville Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Florida 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.

Jacksonville Housing Authority manages 17 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 77. The scores for properties managed by Jacksonville Housing Authority range from a high of 95 to a low of 0.

The highest scoring property in the Jacksonville Housing Authority portfolio is Lindsey Terrace and the lowest scoring property is Riviera North Apartments.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 94% of properties managed by Jacksonville Housing Authority have 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. Jacksonville Housing Authority owns and manages 2795 public housing units in 21 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Jacksonville Housing Authority is $237.00 compared to the state average of $278.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Florida ranges from a low of $193.00 to a high of $423.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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 Jacksonville Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 8/10/12 Plan
2011 9/6/11 Plan
2010 8/18/10 Plan
2009 10/29/09 Plan
2008 10/21/08 Plan
2007 10/31/07 Plan
2006 9/18/06 Plan
2005 12/13/05 Plan
2004 11/12/04 Plan
2003 11/3/03 Plan
2001 12/10/01 Plan
2000 10/6/00 Plan

Affordable Apartments in Jacksonville from ApartmentSmart



Lenox Court
1 - 4 BR


Christine Cove
1 - 2 BR

21

Public Housing Projects

2,795

Public Housing Units

7,292

Section 8 Vouchers

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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