Housing Authority of Darlington
324 Bacote Street, Darlington, South Carolina 29532

843-393-0437

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Darlington administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 166 affordable rental units. It also administers 93 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Darlington 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 Darlington between Public Housing Units (64%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (36%) to that of all housing authorities in South Carolina, Housing Authority of Darlington 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 South Carolina.

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 Darlington scored an average of 91 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2002 and a low score of 80 in 2005. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in South Carolina is 81.31.

Housing Authority of Darlington has an average score that is more than the average South Carolina 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 Darlington manages 1 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 79. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of Darlington range from a high of 79 to a low of 79.

Housing Authority of Darlington manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 79. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Pine Village has 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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Public Housing Projects

166

Public Housing Units

93

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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