Town of Islip Housing Authority
963 Montauk Highway Oakdale, NY 11769

631-589-7100

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Town of Islip Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 360 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,036 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Town of Islip Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 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 Town of Islip Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (26%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (74%) to that of all housing authorities in NY, Town of Islip 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 NY.

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

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

Town of Islip Housing Authority manages 3 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 89. The scores for properties managed by Town of Islip Housing Authority range from a high of 98 to a low of 80.

The highest scoring property in the Town of Islip Housing Authority portfolio is Tudor Village - Bay Shore and the lowest scoring property is Penataquit Village I.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Town of Islip Housing Authority have 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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3

Public Housing Projects

360

Public Housing Units

1,036

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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