Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton
900 N Chestnut Street
Lumberton, Robeson County, NC

910-671-8200

Waiting List Status: Closed


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7

Public Housing Projects

729

Public Housing Units

596

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

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Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton
900 N Chestnut Street
Lumberton, Robeson County, NC

910-671-8200

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 7 projects which contain 729 affordable rental units. It also administers 596 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 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 Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton between Public Housing Units (55%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (45%) to that of all housing authorities in North Carolina, Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton 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 Lumberton scored an average of 95 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 85 in 2008. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in North Carolina is 80.83.

Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton 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 Lumberton manages 6 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 72. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton range from a high of 81 to a low of 64.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton portfolio is Tudor Ct. Myers Pk. Hilton Height and the lowest scoring property is Weaver Ct..

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 Lumberton 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. Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton owns and manages 729 public housing units in 7 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton is $162.00 compared to the state average of $246.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of North Carolina ranges from a low of $153.00 to a high of $422.00.

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 Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 5/16/11 Plan
2009 7/24/09 Plan
2007 5/4/07 Plan
2006 6/22/06 Plan
2005 5/19/05 Plan
2004 3/31/05 Plan
2002 8/7/02 Plan
2001 9/27/01 Plan
2000 5/17/00 Plan