Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority
350 E Poythress Street
Hopewell, Hopewell City County, VA

804-458-5160

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Public Housing Projects

490

Public Housing Units

373

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority
350 E Poythress Street
Hopewell, Hopewell City County, VA

804-458-5160

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 4 projects which contain 490 affordable rental units. It also administers 373 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

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

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, Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority scored an average of 89 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 78 in 2007. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Virginia is 72.09.

Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Virginia 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.

Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority manages 4 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 69. The scores for properties managed by Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority range from a high of 93 to a low of 58.

The highest scoring property in the Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority portfolio is Kippax Place and the lowest scoring property is Davisville.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 75% of properties managed by Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing 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. Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority owns and manages 490 public housing units in 4 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority is $231.00 compared to the state average of $264.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Virginia ranges from a low of $178.00 to a high of $449.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)