Plano Housing Authority

Plano, Collin County, TX

http://www.planoha.org/

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Section 8 HCV Waiting List Status: Closed

The Plano Housing Authority (HAP) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed. It is not known when the waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.


Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Plano Housing Authority 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, Plano Housing Authority 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 Plano Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (3%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (97%) to that of all housing authorities in Texas, Plano 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 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, Plano Housing Authority scored an average of 79 points as of the last set of publicly available data. 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.

Plano 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.

As of the last set of publicly available data, Plano Housing Authority 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. As of the last set of publicly available data, Pha Scatter Sites does not have 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 Plano Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 6/10/11 Plan
2010 4/1/10 Plan
2009 5/28/09 Plan
2008 4/29/08 Plan
2007 8/2/07 Plan
2006 6/22/06 Plan
2005 6/8/05 Plan
2004 5/20/04 Plan
2003 5/20/04 Plan
2002 8/22/02 Plan
2001 2/1/02 Plan
2000 6/29/00 Plan

1

Public Housing Projects

24

Public Housing Units

908

Section 8 Vouchers

Very Small (1 - 49)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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