East Providence Housing Authority
99 Goldsmith Avenue East Providence, RI 02914

401-434-7645

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The East Providence Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 4 projects which contain 419 affordable rental units. It also administers 445 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, East Providence 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 Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of East Providence Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (48%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (52%) to that of all housing authorities in RI, East Providence Housing Authority 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 RI.

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.

East Providence Housing Authority manages 4 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 90. The scores for properties managed by East Providence Housing Authority range from a high of 95 to a low of 84.

The highest scoring property in the East Providence Housing Authority portfolio is Warren Ave/harbor View and the lowest scoring property is Goldsmith Manor.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by East Providence Housing Authority 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. East Providence Housing Authority owns and manages 419 public housing units in 4 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for East Providence Housing Authority is $361.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of RI 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

419

Public Housing Units

445

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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