Eagle Pass Housing Authority
2095 Main St.
Eagle Pass, Maverick County, TX

830-773-3325

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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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Public Housing Projects

488

Public Housing Units

485

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Eagle Pass Housing Authority
2095 Main St.
Eagle Pass, Maverick County, TX

830-773-3325

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Eagle Pass Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 6 projects which contain 488 affordable rental units. It also administers 485 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Eagle Pass 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 Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Eagle Pass Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (50%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (50%) to that of all housing authorities in Texas, Eagle Pass 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 Texas.

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, Eagle Pass Housing Authority scored an average of 86 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2007 and a low score of 65 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Texas is 74.11.

Eagle Pass Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Texas 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.

Eagle Pass Housing Authority manages 5 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 89. The scores for properties managed by Eagle Pass Housing Authority range from a high of 95 to a low of 79.

The highest scoring property in the Eagle Pass Housing Authority portfolio is Loma De La Cruz and the lowest scoring property is Mabe Terrace/barrera Hghts/chemita Oyer.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Eagle Pass 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. Eagle Pass Housing Authority owns and manages 488 public housing units in 6 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Eagle Pass Housing Authority is $227.00 compared to the state average of $330.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Texas ranges from a low of $183.00 to a high of $785.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 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 Eagle Pass Housing Authority.

Approved Plan PDF Document
7/6/12 Plan
7/6/11 Plan
6/23/10 Plan
6/22/09 Plan
5/8/08 Plan
6/5/07 Plan
7/14/06 Plan
6/16/05 Plan
6/24/04 Plan
7/28/03 Plan
8/13/02 Plan
7/20/01 Plan
9/22/00 Plan