San Juan Housing Authority

San Juan, Hidalgo County, TX

Section 8 Waiting List Status:

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the San Juan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on June 5th, 2015.

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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.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The San Juan Housing Authority administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 151 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, San Juan Housing Authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

San Juan Housing Authority is among the 15% of Texas housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 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, San Juan Housing Authority scored an average of 72 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 96 in 2007 and a low score of 29 in 2004. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Texas is 74.11.

San Juan Housing Authority has an average score that is less 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 (, 2012)

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 San Juan Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/14/09 Plan
2009 11/18/08 Plan
2008 12/20/07 Plan
2007 12/14/06 Plan
2006 12/20/05 Plan
2005 1/24/05 Plan
2004 1/15/04 Plan
2003 6/30/03 Plan
2002 5/16/02 Plan
2000 6/8/00 Plan