Housing Authority of the City of East Point
3056 Norman Berry Drive East Point, Georgia 30344

404-768-0078

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of East Point administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 4 projects which contain 380 affordable rental units. It also administers 455 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of East Point is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 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 East Point between Public Housing Units (46%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (54%) to that of all housing authorities in Georgia, Housing Authority of the City of East Point 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 Georgia.

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 East Point scored an average of 82 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 0 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Georgia is 79.16.

Housing Authority of the City of East Point has an average score that is more than the average Georgia 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.

Housing Authority of the City of East Point manages 3 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 71. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of East Point range from a high of 94 to a low of 45.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the City of East Point portfolio is Washington-carver Homes and the lowest scoring property is Martel Homes.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 67% of properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of East Point 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. Housing Authority of the City of East Point owns and manages 380 public housing units in 4 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of the City of East Point is $240.00 compared to the state average of $279.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Georgia ranges from a low of $126.00 to a high of $456.00.

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.

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Public Housing Projects

380

Public Housing Units

455

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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