Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII
130 Commerce Street
McComb, Pike County, MS

601-684-0561

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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

120

Public Housing Units

1,565

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII
130 Commerce Street
McComb, Pike County, MS

601-684-0561

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 120 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,565 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII 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 Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII between Public Housing Units (7%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (93%) to that of all housing authorities in Mississippi, Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII has a smaller 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 Mississippi.

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, Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII scored an average of 96 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 86 in 2008. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Mississippi is 79.66.

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII has an average score that is more than the average Mississippi 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.

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority No. VII manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 73. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Gloster has a passing score.

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