Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency
215 Sycamore St, Muscatine, Iowa 52761

563-264-1554

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 150 affordable rental units. It also administers 376 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency 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 Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency between Public Housing Units (29%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (71%) to that of all housing authorities in Iowa, Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency 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 Iowa.

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, Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency scored an average of 83 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2002 and a low score of 40 in 2005. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Iowa is 82.79.

Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency has an average score that is more than the average Iowa 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.

Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency manages 1 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 95. The scores for properties managed by Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency range from a high of 95 to a low of 95.

Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 95. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Clark House has a passing score.
Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

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

150

Public Housing Units

376

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type