St. Francois County Public Housing Agency
107 Industrial Drive
Park Hills, St. Francois County, MO


Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the St. Francois County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on January 29th, 2016.

Please note: The St. Francois County Public Housing Agency is managed by East Missouri Action Agency.

The St. Francois County Public Housing Agency (SFCPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting is currently closed. It was last open in January 2016, and prior to that in August 2014. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the East Missouri Action Agency website, or call the office at (573) 431-5191.

Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The St. Francois County Public Housing Agency administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 2,227 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, St. Francois County Public Housing Agency is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

St. Francois County Public Housing Agency 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 (, 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, St. Francois County Public Housing Agency scored an average of 87 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 70 in 2005. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Missouri is 76.94.

St. Francois County Public Housing Agency 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 (, 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 St. Francois County Public Housing Agency.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 8/15/11 Plan
2010 10/19/10 Plan
2009 7/30/09 Plan
2008 7/3/08 Plan
2007 7/3/08 Plan
2006 8/14/06 Plan
2005 9/8/05 Plan
2004 9/30/04 Plan
2003 9/11/03 Plan
2002 10/11/02 Plan
2000 2/23/01 Plan