The Housing Authority of Monroe County
1055 W. Main Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360

570-421-7770

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The The Housing Authority of Monroe County administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 300 affordable rental units. It also administers 475 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, The Housing Authority of Monroe County 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 Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of The Housing Authority of Monroe County between Public Housing Units (39%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (61%) to that of all housing authorities in PA, The Housing Authority of Monroe County 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.

The Housing Authority of Monroe County manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 94. The scores for properties managed by The Housing Authority of Monroe County range from a high of 95 to a low of 92.

The highest scoring property in the The Housing Authority of Monroe County portfolio is Hillstreet - Avon Court and the lowest scoring property is West Gate.

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

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2

Public Housing Projects

300

Public Housing Units

475

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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