Housing Authority of the City of Oil City
110 Moran Street, Oil City, Pennsylvania 16301

814-676-5764

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Oil City administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 148 affordable rental units. It also administers 167 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Oil City 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 Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of Oil City between Public Housing Units (47%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (53%) to that of all housing authorities in Pennsylvania, Housing Authority of the City of Oil City 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 Pennsylvania.

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 the City of Oil City scored an average of 76 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 0 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Pennsylvania is 79.00.

Housing Authority of the City of Oil City has an average score that is less than the average Pennsylvania 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 the City of Oil City manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 83. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Oil City range from a high of 92 to a low of 74.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the City of Oil City portfolio is Moran/siverly and the lowest scoring property is Century/scattered Sites.

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 City of Oil City 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

148

Public Housing Units

167

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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