Jackson Housing Authority
125 Preston Street Jackson, TN 38301

731-422-1671

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Jackson Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 13 projects which contain 802 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,419 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Jackson Housing Authority 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 Jackson Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (36%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (64%) to that of all housing authorities in TN, Jackson Housing Authority has a smaller 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 TN.

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.

Jackson Housing Authority manages 8 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 85. The scores for properties managed by Jackson Housing Authority range from a high of 95 to a low of 69.

The highest scoring property in the Jackson Housing Authority portfolio is Mcmillan Towers and the lowest scoring property is Lincoln Courts.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Jackson 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. Jackson Housing Authority owns and manages 802 public housing units in 13 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Jackson Housing Authority is $250.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of TN 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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13

Public Housing Projects

802

Public Housing Units

1,419

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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