Iowa Northland Regional Housing Authority
2101 Kimball Ave. Ste 300, Waterloo, Iowa 50702


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Iowa Northland Regional Housing Authority administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 313 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Iowa Northland Regional Housing Authority is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Iowa Northland Regional Housing Authority is among the 31% of Iowa housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 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, Iowa Northland Regional Housing Authority scored an average of 91 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2001 and a low score of 81 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Iowa is 82.79.

Iowa Northland Regional Housing Authority 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 (, 2012)

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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Section 8 Vouchers

No units

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Section 8

Program Type

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