Housing Authority of the City of Gainesville
750 Pearl Nix Parkway
Gainesville, Hall County, GA

770-536-1294

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Gainesville administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 495 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Gainesville is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Housing Authority of the City of Gainesville is among the 88% of Georgia housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

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 Gainesville manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 83. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Gainesville range from a high of 84 to a low of 82.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the City of Gainesville portfolio is Melrose Homes and the lowest scoring property is Harrison Square.

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 the City of Gainesville 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 the City of Gainesville.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 8/31/10 Plan
2008 8/20/08 Plan
2007 8/16/07 Plan
2006 9/12/06 Plan
2005 9/2/05 Plan
2004 8/16/04 Plan
2003 12/18/03 Plan
2002 11/7/02 Plan
2001 11/21/01 Plan
2000 9/6/00 Plan

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Public Housing Projects

495

Public Housing Units

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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