Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission
1805 W. Fulton St. , Ste 101
Rapid City, Pennington County, SD

605-394-5350

Section 8 HCV 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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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 4 projects which contain 500 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,329 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission between Public Housing Units (27%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (73%) to that of all housing authorities in South Dakota, Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission 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 Dakota.

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, Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission scored an average of 94 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2008 and a low score of 81 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in South Dakota is 78.23.

Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission has an average score that is more than the average South Dakota 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.

Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 87. The scores for properties managed by Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission range from a high of 95 to a low of 78.

The highest scoring property in the Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission portfolio is Jackson Heights/valley V. and the lowest scoring property is Sheridan/queen Heights.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Pennington County Housing And Redevelopment Commission.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 8/24/12 Plan
2011 2/7/11 Plan
2010 3/22/10 Plan
2008 2/21/08 Plan
2007 2/23/07 Plan
2006 2/24/06 Plan
2005 1/24/05 Plan
2004 2/4/04 Plan
2003 2/10/03 Plan
2002 2/5/02 Plan
2001 2/9/01 Plan
2000 6/7/00 Plan

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Public Housing Projects

500

Public Housing Units

1,329

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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