Housing Authority of Fulton County
4273 Wendell Drive
Atlanta, Fulton County, GA

404-588-4950

Waiting List Status: Closed


The Housing Authority of Fulton County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed.

It was last open on June 2, 2014. The housing authority previously closed the waiting list in July 2013 after the wait time reached more than 2 years.

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Public Housing Projects

231

Public Housing Units

849

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

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Housing Authority of Fulton County
4273 Wendell Drive
Atlanta, Fulton County, GA

404-588-4950

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Fulton County administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 5 projects which contain 231 affordable rental units. It also administers 849 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Fulton County 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 High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of Fulton County between Public Housing Units (21%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (79%) to that of all housing authorities in Georgia, Housing Authority of Fulton 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 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 Fulton County scored an average of 92 points. The housing authority had a high score of 104 in 2003 and a low score of 77 in 2004. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Georgia is 79.16.

Housing Authority of Fulton County 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 Fulton County manages 3 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 95. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of Fulton County range from a high of 96 to a low of 93.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of Fulton County portfolio is Allen Road Midrise and the lowest scoring property is Arcadia At Parkway Village.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Housing Authority of Fulton County have 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 Fulton County.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 1/4/11 Plan
2009 10/28/09 Plan
2008 9/26/08 Plan
2007 9/24/07 Plan
2006 9/19/06 Plan
2005 9/29/05 Plan
2004 9/30/04 Plan
2003 10/22/03 Plan
2002 10/31/02 Plan
2001 11/2/01 Plan
2000 9/22/00 Plan