Hoosick Housing Authority
1 Hoosick Meadows Way
Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, NY

518-686-7316

Section 8 HCV Waiting List Status: Open

The Hoosick Falls Housing Authority (NY) has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program; no closing date identified.

Hoosick Falls, NY is 45 minutes northeast of Albany and 10 minutes to the Vermont border.

Application:
  • Request an application be mailed to you by calling (518) 686-5408, during normal office hours.
  • Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1 Wood Park Ln, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to have the last page of the application notarized if mailing it back.

This housing authority does not have a preference; your application is placed by date and time received.

For more information, the housing authority can be reached by calling (518) 686-5408, during normal office hours.

Public Housing Waiting List Statuses

Family Senior Other
OpenOpenNot Applicable

The Hoosick Falls Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior disabled individuals.


This housing authority offers two apartment communities dedicated to senior/disabled individuals, and one townhouse community for families with 25 unit, ranging in size from 2 to 4 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling (518) 686-5408, during normal office hours.
2. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1 Wood Park Ln, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to have the last page of the application notarized if mailing it back.

This housing authority does not have a preference, your application is placed by date and time received.

For more information, the housing authority can be reached by calling (518) 686-5408, during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Hoosick Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 25 affordable rental units. It also administers 215 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Hoosick Housing Authority is determined to be a Very Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1 - 49 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Hoosick Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (10%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (90%) to that of all housing authorities in New York, Hoosick 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 New York.

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, Hoosick Housing Authority scored an average of 83 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 93 in 2005 and a low score of 76 in 2007. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in New York is 76.39.

Hoosick Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average New York 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.

As of the last set of publicly available data, Hoosick Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 89. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. As of the last set of publicly available data, Hoosac Meadows has a passing score.

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

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Hoosick Housing Authority owns and manages 25 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Hoosick Housing Authority is $415.00 compared to the state average of $395.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of New York ranges from a low of $259.00 to a high of $704.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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 Hoosick Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/18/09 Plan
2009 10/29/08 Plan
2008 11/27/07 Plan
2007 12/28/06 Plan
2006 11/29/05 Plan
2005 12/10/04 Plan
2004 11/20/03 Plan
2003 12/18/02 Plan
2002 12/13/01 Plan
2001 1/8/00 Plan
2000 7/31/00 Plan

Affordable Apartments in Hoosick Falls from ApartmentSmart

1

Public Housing Projects

25

Public Housing Units

215

Section 8 Vouchers

Very Small (1 - 49)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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