Brockton Housing Authority
PO Box 7070
Brockton, Plymouth County, MA

508-588-6880

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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

1,624

Public Housing Units

1,149

Section 8 Vouchers

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Brockton Housing Authority
PO Box 7070
Brockton, Plymouth County, MA

508-588-6880

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Brockton Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 4 projects which contain 1,624 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,149 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Brockton Housing Authority is determined to be a Large public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1,250 - 9,999 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 Brockton Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (59%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (41%) to that of all housing authorities in Massachusetts, Brockton Housing Authority 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 Massachusetts.

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, Brockton Housing Authority scored an average of 82 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2008 and a low score of 31 in 2003. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Massachusetts is 76.35.

Brockton Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Massachusetts 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.

Brockton Housing Authority manages 3 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 65. The scores for properties managed by Brockton Housing Authority range from a high of 98 to a low of 0.

The highest scoring property in the Brockton Housing Authority portfolio is Campello High Rise and the lowest scoring property is Roosevelt Heights.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 67% of properties managed by Brockton Housing Authority have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)