Housing Authority of Lake City
398 N Matthews Road Lake City, SC 29560

843-374-3541

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Lake City administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 299 affordable rental units. It also administers 311 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Lake City 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 Housing Authority of Lake City between Public Housing Units (49%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (51%) to that of all housing authorities in SC, Housing Authority of Lake 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 SC.

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 Lake City manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 88. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of Lake City range from a high of 89 to a low of 86.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of Lake City portfolio is Matthews/s. Ron Mcnair and the lowest scoring property is Durant Drive.

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 Lake City 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 Lake City owns and manages 299 public housing units in 3 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of Lake City is $218.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of SC 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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3

Public Housing Projects

299

Public Housing Units

311

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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