Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania
100 North Elm Street
Sylvania, Screven County, GA

706-554-2233

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 78 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania 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 Sylvania manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 92. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Project Unnamed 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. Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania owns and manages 78 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania is $235.00 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)

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 Sylvania.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 6/7/10 Plan
2008 6/27/08 Plan
2007 7/2/07 Plan
2006 7/7/06 Plan
2005 5/26/05 Plan
2004 8/31/04 Plan
2003 9/23/03 Plan
2002 7/11/02 Plan
2001 6/27/01 Plan
2000 6/30/00 Plan

Affordable Apartments in Sylvania from ApartmentSmart

2

Public Housing Projects

78

Public Housing Units

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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