St. Joseph Housing Authority
2902 South 36th Street, St Joseph, Missouri 64503

816-236-8200

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The St. Joseph Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 172 affordable rental units. It also administers 935 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, St. Joseph Housing Authority 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 Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of St. Joseph Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (16%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (84%) to that of all housing authorities in Missouri, St. Joseph Housing Authority 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 Missouri.

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, St. Joseph Housing Authority scored an average of 93 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 81 in 2007. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Missouri is 76.94.

St. Joseph 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)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

St. Joseph Housing Authority manages 1 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 75. The scores for properties managed by St. Joseph Housing Authority range from a high of 75 to a low of 75.

St. Joseph Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 75. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 36th And Pickett has a passing score.
Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Waiting List Status:


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

172

Public Housing Units

935

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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