Lafollette Housing Authority
802 S 4th Street La Follette, TN 37766


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Lafollette Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 5 projects which contain 1,115 affordable rental units. It also administers 328 Section 8 housing vouchers.

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

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Lafollette Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (77%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (23%) to that of all housing authorities in TN, Lafollette 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 TN.

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

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Lafollette Housing Authority manages 4 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 93. The scores for properties managed by Lafollette Housing Authority range from a high of 96 to a low of 86.

The highest scoring property in the Lafollette Housing Authority portfolio is Huntsville Helenwood Oneida and the lowest scoring property is Lake City Wartburg Jamestown.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Lafollette Housing Authority have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 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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Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size


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