The Housing Authority of the City of Long Beach
102 N Girard Avenue
Long Beach, Harrison County, MS


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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, The Housing Authority of the City of Long Beach scored an average of 66 points. The housing authority had a high score of 97 in 2004 and a low score of 0 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Mississippi is 79.66.

The Housing Authority of the City of Long Beach has an average score that is less 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 (, 2012)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

The Housing Authority of the City of Long Beach manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 85. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Woodward Park 1 has a passing score.

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

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 The Housing Authority of the City of Long Beach.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 4/25/12 Plan
2011 10/28/11 Plan
2010 8/6/10 Plan
2008 6/13/08 Plan
2005 7/14/05 Plan
2004 7/6/04 Plan
2003 6/18/03 Plan
2002 7/11/02 Plan
2001 6/8/01 Plan
2000 8/25/00 Plan

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