Murfreesboro Housing Authority
415 North Maple Street
Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, TN

615-893-9414 | http://www.mha-tn.org/

Section 8 HCV Waiting List Status: Closed

The Murfreesboro Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed.


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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Murfreesboro Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 329 affordable rental units. It also administers 634 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Murfreesboro Housing Authority 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 High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Murfreesboro Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (34%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (66%) to that of all housing authorities in Tennessee, Murfreesboro 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 Tennessee.

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, Murfreesboro Housing Authority scored an average of 101 points. The housing authority had a high score of 104 in 2002 and a low score of 85 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Tennessee is 81.92.

Murfreesboro Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Tennessee 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.

Murfreesboro Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 85. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Murfreesboro Housing has 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 Murfreesboro Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 2/8/12 Plan
2011 2/28/11 Plan
2010 2/16/10 Plan
2009 2/23/09 Plan
2008 1/28/08 Plan
2007 1/29/07 Plan
2006 2/8/06 Plan
2005 3/22/05 Plan
2004 2/3/04 Plan
2003 2/28/03 Plan
2002 2/25/02 Plan
2001 3/20/01 Plan
2000 4/12/00 Plan

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Public Housing Projects

329

Public Housing Units

634

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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