Housing Authority of Jefferson
, Jefferson, Texas 00000

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Jefferson administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 50 affordable rental units. It also administers 25 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Jefferson is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Very Small, meaning it administers 1 - 49 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of Jefferson between Public Housing Units (67%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (33%) to that of all housing authorities in Texas, Housing Authority of Jefferson 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, Housing Authority of Jefferson scored an average of 81 points. The housing authority had a high score of 96 in 2009 and a low score of 56 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Texas is 74.11.

Housing Authority of Jefferson 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 Jefferson manages 1 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 97. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of Jefferson range from a high of 97 to a low of 97.

Housing Authority of Jefferson manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 97. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Central Heights has a passing score.
Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 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.

1

Public Housing Projects

50

Public Housing Units

25

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Very Small (1 - 49)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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