Housing Authority of Plano

Plano, Collin County, TX

Waiting List Status: Closed

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Public Housing Units


Section 8 Vouchers

Very Small (1 - 49)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

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Housing Authority of Plano

Plano, Collin County, TX

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Plano administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 24 affordable rental units. It also administers 908 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Plano is determined to be a Very Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1 - 49 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 Housing Authority of Plano between Public Housing Units (3%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (97%) to that of all housing authorities in Texas, Housing Authority of Plano 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 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, Housing Authority of Plano scored an average of 79 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 41 in 2007. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Texas is 74.11.

Housing Authority of Plano 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.

Housing Authority of Plano manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 46. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Pha Scatter Sites does not have a passing score.

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