Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro
450 N Church Street, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

336-275-8501

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 27 projects which contain 2,387 affordable rental units. It also administers 3,202 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro is determined to be a Large public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1,250 - 9,999 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro between Public Housing Units (43%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (57%) to that of all housing authorities in North Carolina, Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro has a larger 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 North Carolina.

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, Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro scored an average of 93 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2002 and a low score of 70 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in North Carolina is 80.83.

Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro has an average score that is more than the average North Carolina 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.

Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro manages 23 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 92. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro range from a high of 99 to a low of 71.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro portfolio is Abby Courts and the lowest scoring property is Claremont Courts.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Greensboro have a passing score.

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

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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27

Public Housing Projects

2,387

Public Housing Units

3,202

Section 8 Vouchers

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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