Missoula Housing Authority
1235 34th Street
Missoula, Missoula County, MT

406-549-4113

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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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5

Public Housing Projects

176

Public Housing Units

774

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Missoula Housing Authority
1235 34th Street
Missoula, Missoula County, MT

406-549-4113

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Missoula Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 5 projects which contain 176 affordable rental units. It also administers 774 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Missoula 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 Missoula Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (19%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (81%) to that of all housing authorities in Montana, Missoula 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 Montana.

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, Missoula Housing Authority scored an average of 99 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2001 and a low score of 96 in 2004. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Montana is 84.10.

Missoula Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Montana 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.

Missoula Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 86. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Missoula has a passing score.

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