Housing Authority of Douglas County
902 West Stanton Street Roseburg, Oregon 97470

541-673-6548

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Douglas County administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 6 projects which contain 154 affordable rental units. It also administers 736 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Douglas County 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 Housing Authority of Douglas County between Public Housing Units (17%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (83%) to that of all housing authorities in Oregon, Housing Authority of Douglas County 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 Oregon.

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 Douglas County scored an average of 93 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2002 and a low score of 84 in 2003. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Oregon is 84.14.

Housing Authority of Douglas County has an average score that is more than the average Oregon 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 Douglas County manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 91. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of Douglas County range from a high of 92 to a low of 89.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of Douglas County portfolio is Three River Villa and the lowest scoring property is Rosewood Park Homes.

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 Douglas County 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.

6

Public Housing Projects

154

Public Housing Units

736

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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