Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority
325 Broadway
Fargo, Cass County, ND

701-293-6262 | http://www.fargohousing.org/

Section 8 HCV Waiting List Status: Open

The Fargo Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is accepting applications.  The housing authority has several preferences that will boost ones place on the waiting list.  These preferences are:  50 years of age or older, children in household, veterans, disabled, victims of domestic violence. victims of natural disaster and other preferences.

To apply get the application here.

Make sure you read the housing authority's HCV page before submitting your application to make sure you are providing all the required documentation.

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 6 projects which contain 574 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,279 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority 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 Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority between Public Housing Units (31%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (69%) to that of all housing authorities in North Dakota, Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority 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 Dakota.

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, Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority scored an average of 97 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 86 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in North Dakota is 79.43.

Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority has an average score that is more than the average North Dakota 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.

Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority manages 4 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 84. The scores for properties managed by Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority range from a high of 99 to a low of 74.

The highest scoring property in the Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority portfolio is Fargo Scattered Site and the lowest scoring property is New Horizon Manor.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority 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. Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority owns and manages 574 public housing units in 6 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority is $378.00 compared to the state average of $364.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of North Dakota ranges from a low of $214.00 to a high of $583.00.

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 Fargo Housing And Redevelopment Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 12/5/11 Plan
2011 12/17/10 Plan
2010 1/8/10 Plan
2008 11/8/07 Plan
2007 11/16/06 Plan
2006 12/31/05 Plan
2005 11/23/04 Plan
2004 12/9/03 Plan
2003 12/23/02 Plan
2002 1/25/02 Plan
2001 1/2/01 Plan
2000 7/21/00 Plan

Affordable Apartments in Fargo from ApartmentSmart



The West Winds
1 - 3 BR

6

Public Housing Projects

574

Public Housing Units

1,279

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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