Rowan County Housing Authority
310 Long Meadow Drive, Salisbury, North Carolina 28147

704-633-8380

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Rowan County Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 192 affordable rental units. It also administers 633 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Rowan County Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 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 Rowan County Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (23%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (77%) to that of all housing authorities in North Carolina, Rowan County Housing Authority has a smaller 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, Rowan County Housing Authority scored an average of 78 points. The housing authority had a high score of 95 in 2009 and a low score of 54 in 2004. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in North Carolina is 80.83.

Rowan County Housing Authority has an average score that is less 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.

Rowan County Housing Authority manages 1 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 91. The scores for properties managed by Rowan County Housing Authority range from a high of 91 to a low of 91.

Rowan County Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 91. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Running Brook Grant St. Locust St. has 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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3

Public Housing Projects

192

Public Housing Units

633

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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