Lansing Housing Commission
310 Seymour Avenue
Lansing, Ingham County, MI

517-487-6550

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10

Public Housing Projects

934

Public Housing Units

1,785

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Lansing Housing Commission
310 Seymour Avenue
Lansing, Ingham County, MI

517-487-6550

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Lansing Housing Commission administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 10 projects which contain 934 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,785 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Lansing Housing Commission is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Lansing Housing Commission between Public Housing Units (34%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (66%) to that of all housing authorities in Michigan, Lansing Housing Commission 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 Michigan.

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, Lansing Housing Commission scored an average of 88 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2009 and a low score of 64 in 2004. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Michigan is 74.81.

Lansing Housing Commission has an average score that is more than the average Michigan 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.

Lansing Housing Commission manages 5 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 81. The scores for properties managed by Lansing Housing Commission range from a high of 87 to a low of 74.

The highest scoring property in the Lansing Housing Commission portfolio is South Washington Park and the lowest scoring property is Hildabrandt Park.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Lansing Housing Commission have a passing score.

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