Housing Authority of Somerset
400 Hail Knob Road Somerset, KY 42503

606-679-1332

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Somerset administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 215 affordable rental units. It also administers 261 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Somerset 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 Housing Authority of Somerset between Public Housing Units (45%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (55%) to that of all housing authorities in KY, Housing Authority of Somerset 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 KY.

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 Somerset manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 98. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Southern-hines-valley Hm 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 Somerset owns and manages 215 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of Somerset is $350.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of KY ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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

215

Public Housing Units

261

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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