Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora
1630 Plum Street
Aurora, Kane County, IL

630-859-7210

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Public Housing Projects

644

Public Housing Units

893

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

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Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora
1630 Plum Street
Aurora, Kane County, IL

630-859-7210

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 4 projects which contain 644 affordable rental units. It also administers 893 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 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 Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora between Public Housing Units (42%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (58%) to that of all housing authorities in Illinois, Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora 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 Illinois.

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, Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora scored an average of 92 points. The housing authority had a high score of 103 in 2006 and a low score of 74 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Illinois is 74.76.

Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora has an average score that is more than the average Illinois 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.

Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 58. The scores for properties managed by Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora range from a high of 63 to a low of 52.

The highest scoring property in the Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora portfolio is Maple Terrace and the lowest scoring property is Jericho Circle.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 50% of properties managed by Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora 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. Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora owns and manages 644 public housing units in 4 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Aurora Housing Authority Ofthe City of Aurora is $213.00 compared to the state average of $302.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Illinois ranges from a low of $199.00 to a high of $695.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)