Newport News Redevelopment & Housng Authority
27th Newport News, VA 23607

757-928-2620

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Newport News Redevelopment & Housng Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 11 projects which contain 1,811 affordable rental units. It also administers 2,387 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Newport News Redevelopment & Housng Authority is determined to be a Large public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1,250 - 9,999 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Newport News Redevelopment & Housng Authority between Public Housing Units (43%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (57%) to that of all housing authorities in VA, Newport News Redevelopment & Housng 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 VA.

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

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Newport News Redevelopment & Housng Authority manages 10 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 74. The scores for properties managed by Newport News Redevelopment & Housng Authority range from a high of 99 to a low of 24.

The highest scoring property in the Newport News Redevelopment & Housng Authority portfolio is Ashe Manor and the lowest scoring property is Ridley Pl.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 80% of properties managed by Newport News Redevelopment & Housng 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. Newport News Redevelopment & Housng Authority owns and manages 1811 public housing units in 11 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Newport News Redevelopment & Housng Authority is $241.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of VA ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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.

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11

Public Housing Projects

1,811

Public Housing Units

2,387

Section 8 Vouchers

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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