Port Jervis CDA
13-19 Jersey Avenue
Port Jervis, Orange County, NY


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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Section 8 Vouchers

No units

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Section 8

Program Type

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Port Jervis CDA
13-19 Jersey Avenue
Port Jervis, Orange County, NY


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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Port Jervis CDA administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 327 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Port Jervis CDA is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Port Jervis CDA is among the 53% of New York housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

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, Port Jervis CDA scored an average of 87 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2009 and a low score of 77 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in New York is 76.39.

Port Jervis CDA 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)