Royal Oak Housing Commission
211 Williams Street
Royal Oak, Oakland County, MI

248-246-3290

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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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Royal Oak Housing Commission
211 Williams Street
Royal Oak, Oakland County, MI

248-246-3290

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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, Royal Oak Housing Commission scored an average of 91 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 78 in 2009. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Michigan is 74.81.

Royal Oak 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)

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 Royal Oak Housing Commission.

Approved Plan PDF Document
7/19/11 Plan
5/23/08 Plan
6/29/07 Plan
4/21/06 Plan
5/13/05 Plan
8/27/04 Plan
6/10/03 Plan
9/12/02 Plan
5/18/01 Plan
7/17/00 Plan