Ripley Housing Authority
101 Northcrest Street
Ripley, Lauderdale County, TN


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Ripley Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 265 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Ripley Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Ripley Housing Authority is among the 68% of Tennessee housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

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.

Ripley Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 56. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Ripley Housing Authority does not have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 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. Ripley Housing Authority owns and manages 265 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Ripley Housing Authority is $241.00 compared to the state average of $266.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Tennessee ranges from a low of $169.00 to a high of $381.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (, 2013)

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 Ripley Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 1/11/12 Plan
2010 12/27/09 Plan
2009 11/5/08 Plan
2008 11/14/07 Plan
2007 10/23/06 Plan
2006 10/24/05 Plan
2005 11/4/04 Plan
2004 12/2/03 Plan
2003 10/25/02 Plan
2002 2/6/02 Plan
2001 12/31/00 Plan
2000 3/8/00 Plan


Public Housing Projects


Public Housing Units

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size


Program Type

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