Easton Housing Authority
Parker Terrace
North Easton, Bristol County, MA

508-238-4747 http://www.eastonhousingauthority.net/Home.aspx

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

The Easton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program is currently closed and not accepting applications.

Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Easton Housing Authority administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 101 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Easton Housing Authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Easton Housing Authority is among the 49% of Massachusetts 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 (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, Easton Housing Authority scored an average of 61 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 81 in 2009 and a low score of 0 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Massachusetts is 76.35.

Easton Housing Authority has an average score that is less 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)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Easton Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2001 10/29/01 Plan
2000 1/25/01 Plan