Montgomery County Housing Authority
104 W. Main St. Norristown, PA 19401

610-275-5720

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Montgomery County Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 9 projects which contain 448 affordable rental units. It also administers 2,864 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Montgomery County Housing Authority 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 Montgomery County Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (14%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (86%) to that of all housing authorities in PA, Montgomery 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 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.

Montgomery County Housing Authority manages 4 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 91. The scores for properties managed by Montgomery County Housing Authority range from a high of 92 to a low of 90.

The highest scoring property in the Montgomery County Housing Authority portfolio is Golden Age Manor and the lowest scoring property is Sidney Pollock House.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Montgomery County Housing Authority 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.

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9

Public Housing Projects

448

Public Housing Units

2,864

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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