Town of Southampton Housing Authority
116 Hampton Road
Southampton, Suffolk County, NY

631-287-5747 http://www.southamptonhousingauthority.com/

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

The Town of Southampton Housing Authority (TSHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in July 2014 and there is no notice of when it will reopen. 


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 Town of Southampton Housing Authority administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 321 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Town of Southampton Housing Authority is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Town of Southampton Housing Authority is among the 54% 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, Town of Southampton Housing Authority scored an average of 80 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2008 and a low score of 64 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in New York is 76.39.

Town of Southampton 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)

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 Town of Southampton Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/7/09 Plan
2008 12/21/07 Plan
2007 12/8/07 Plan
2006 12/21/05 Plan
2005 12/6/04 Plan
2004 1/20/04 Plan
2003 4/2/03 Plan
2002 1/20/04 Plan
2000 7/25/00 Plan