Village of Spring Valley HA
200 N. Main Street
Spring Valley, Rockland County, NY


Section 8 Waiting List Status:

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Village of Spring Valley HA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on June 5th, 2015.

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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.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Village of Spring Valley HA administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 815 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Village of Spring Valley HA is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Village of Spring Valley HA 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 (, 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, Village of Spring Valley HA scored an average of 56 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 76 in 2007 and a low score of 17 in 2008. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in New York is 76.39.

Village of Spring Valley HA has an average score that is less 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 (, 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 Village of Spring Valley HA.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 8/3/12 Plan
2011 11/23/11 Plan
2010 6/9/10 Plan
2006 1/12/07 Plan
2005 11/17/05 Plan
2001 5/29/01 Plan
2000 7/13/00 Plan