Hall County Housing Authority
1834 W 7th St
Grand Island, Hall County, NE

308-385-5530 http://www.hcha.net/

Section 8 HCV Waiting List Status: Closed

The Hall County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed.

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 Hall County Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 391 affordable rental units. It also administers 481 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Hall County 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 Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Hall County Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (45%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (55%) to that of all housing authorities in Nebraska, Hall County Housing Authority has a larger 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 Nebraska.

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, Hall County Housing Authority scored an average of 82 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 67 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Nebraska is 74.28.

Hall County Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Nebraska 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.

Hall County Housing Authority manages 2 rental properties which, as of the last set of publicly available data, have an average inspection score of 85. The scores for properties managed by Hall County Housing Authority range from a high of 88 to a low of 82.

The highest scoring property in the Hall County Housing Authority portfolio is Centennial Golden Pletcher Rainbow Nondw and the lowest scoring property is Orleans Western Stolley Scatt Sites.

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

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

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 Hall County Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 6/13/12 Plan
2011 6/13/11 Plan
2010 6/1/10 Plan
2009 6/24/09 Plan
2008 5/29/08 Plan
2007 5/3/07 Plan
2006 5/4/06 Plan
2005 5/18/05 Plan
2004 6/1/04 Plan
2003 7/1/03 Plan
2002 5/29/02 Plan
2001 7/17/01 Plan
2000 7/18/00 Plan


Public Housing Projects


Public Housing Units


Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size


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