Pulaski County Housing Authority
306 S Pine
Richland, Pulaski County, MO

573-765-4509 http://mocaonline.org/housing.php

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Pulaski County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on July 22nd, 2015.

The Pulaski County Public Housing Authority (MO) has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program beginning on March 9, 2015; when 500 applications have been received, the waiting list will close.

The Housing Authority serves Camden, Laciede, Miller and Pulaski Counties.

NOTE: Pulaski County, Missouri is 2.25 hrs southwest of St. Louis, MO and 3.5 hours east of Kansas City.

Applications (PDF) can be found here: http://www.mocaonline.org/documents/Application2015.pdf

You cannot  fax or email your applications; they will not be accepted. A complete application can be mailed to:
   Pulaski County PHA
   P.O. Box 69
   Richland, MO  65556

... or dropped off at MOCA’s (Missouri Ozarks Community Action) central office located at 306 South Pine, Richland, MO.

Preferences are not known at this time; the waiting list will be chosen by date and time of application submission. When 500 applications are received, the waiting list will close.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Pulaski County Housing Authority administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 394 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Pulaski County Housing Authority is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Pulaski County Housing Authority is among the 18% of Missouri 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, Pulaski County Housing Authority scored an average of 97 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2002 and a low score of 83 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Missouri is 76.94.

Pulaski County Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Missouri 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 Pulaski County Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/11/09 Plan
2008 1/10/08 Plan
2007 12/19/06 Plan
2006 1/17/06 Plan
2005 12/2/04 Plan
2004 12/31/03 Plan
2003 3/6/03 Plan
2002 4/15/02 Plan
2001 3/7/01 Plan
2000 3/9/00 Plan