Monticello Housing Authority
76 Evergreen Drive
Monticello, Sullivan County, NY

845-794-6855

Section 8 HCV 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.

Public Housing Waiting List Statuses

Family Senior Other
OpenOpenNot Applicable

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


This housing authority offers: One senior/disabled apartment community with 20 units, and one family apartment community with 98 units, both are located in Monticello.

There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Request an application be mailed to you, by calling 845-794-6855, during normal office hours.
2. Stop in the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 76 Evergreen Dr., Monticello, NY 12701, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to address listed above. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This housing authority does have a preference for local residents, all other applicants will be placed by date and time application has been received.

For more information, the housing authority can be reached by calling 845-794-6855, during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Monticello Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 98 affordable rental units. It also administers 554 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Monticello 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 Monticello Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (15%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (85%) to that of all housing authorities in New York, Monticello 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, Monticello Housing Authority scored an average of 78 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2009 and a low score of 41 in 2005. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in New York is 76.39.

Monticello 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, Monticello Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 50. 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, Evergreen Drive does not have 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. Monticello Housing Authority owns and manages 98 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Monticello Housing Authority is $439.00 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 Monticello Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 3/2/12 Plan
2011 4/8/11 Plan
2010 4/29/10 Plan
2009 6/30/09 Plan
2008 4/17/08 Plan
2007 3/30/07 Plan
2006 2/17/06 Plan
2005 4/21/05 Plan
2004 3/23/04 Plan
2003 3/12/03 Plan
2002 3/6/02 Plan
2001 2/22/01 Plan
2000 6/30/00 Plan

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Public Housing Projects

98

Public Housing Units

554

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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