Greater Dayton Premier Management
400 Wayne Avenue
Dayton, Montgomery County, OH


Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Greater Dayton Premier Management Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on January 11th, 2016.

Please note: Greater Dayton Premier Management covers Montgomery County, OH.

The Greater Dayton Premier Management (GDPM) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when the waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

Important note: Applicants will receive a confirmation number when either applying, or being placed on the waiting list, depending on housing authority policy. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.

If any of your application information changes from the time you submitted the original pre-application (such as contact information, income, and household members), inform the housing authority immediately. In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Please contact the housing authority to find out its policy on updating pre-application information.

For more information, visit the GDPM website, or call the office at (937) 910-7500.

Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Public Housing Waiting List Status

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Greater Dayton Premier Management Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update June 4th, 2015.

The Greater Dayton Premier Management is not accepting public housing waiting list applications at this time.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Greater Dayton Premier Management administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 25 projects which contain 2,712 affordable rental units. It also administers 3,955 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Greater Dayton Premier Management 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 Greater Dayton Premier Management between Public Housing Units (41%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (59%) to that of all housing authorities in Ohio, Greater Dayton Premier Management 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 Ohio.

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, Greater Dayton Premier Management scored an average of 86 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2009 and a low score of 77 in 2003. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Ohio is 82.91.

Greater Dayton Premier Management has an average score that is more than the average Ohio 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 Greater Dayton Premier Management.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 5/16/12 Plan
2011 7/18/11 Plan
2010 7/6/10 Plan
2009 7/1/09 Plan
2008 6/30/08 Plan
2007 6/18/07 Plan
2006 6/28/06 Plan
2005 6/16/05 Plan
2004 9/20/04 Plan
2003 9/4/03 Plan
2002 6/18/02 Plan
2001 9/5/01 Plan
2000 8/10/00 Plan