Housing Authority of the County of Butler
114 Woody Drive Butler, PA 16001

724-287-6797

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the County of Butler administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 4 projects which contain 452 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,529 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the County of Butler is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 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 Housing Authority of the County of Butler between Public Housing Units (23%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (77%) to that of all housing authorities in PA, Housing Authority of the County of Butler 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 PA.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

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 County of Butler manages 3 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 76. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the County of Butler range from a high of 81 to a low of 73.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the County of Butler portfolio is Wick And Diamond Sts and the lowest scoring property is Terrace Apartments.

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 County of Butler 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 County of Butler owns and manages 452 public housing units in 4 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of the County of Butler is $323.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of PA ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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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4

Public Housing Projects

452

Public Housing Units

1,529

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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