Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation
Bldg. 18a
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach city County, VA

757-385-5750

Waiting List Status: Closed


The Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed.

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1,973

Section 8 Vouchers

No units

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Section 8

Program Type

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Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation
Bldg. 18a
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach city County, VA

757-385-5750

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 1,973 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation is among the 36% of Virginia 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 (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, Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation scored an average of 78 points. The housing authority had a high score of 92 in 2002 and a low score of 59 in 2006. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Virginia is 72.09.

Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation 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)

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 Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 5/30/12 Plan
2011 6/27/11 Plan
2010 7/26/10 Plan
2009 7/24/09 Plan
2008 7/8/08 Plan
2007 8/1/07 Plan
2005 6/27/05 Plan
2004 6/28/04 Plan
2003 8/6/03 Plan
2002 12/16/02 Plan
2000 1/16/01 Plan