Waynesboro Redevelopment & Housing Authority
1700 New Hope Road
Waynesboro, Waynesboro City County, VA

540-946-9230

Waiting List Status: Open


The Waynesboro Redevelopment & Housing Authority are accepting applications for their Housing Choice Voucher waiting list every Thursday during the month of July.

More information about the program are available at http://www.wrha.org/WRHA_vouchers.htm

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Public Housing Projects

188

Public Housing Units

481

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Waynesboro Redevelopment & Housing Authority
1700 New Hope Road
Waynesboro, Waynesboro City County, VA

540-946-9230

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Waynesboro Redevelopment & Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 188 affordable rental units. It also administers 481 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Waynesboro Redevelopment & Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 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 Waynesboro Redevelopment & Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (28%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (72%) to that of all housing authorities in Virginia, Waynesboro Redevelopment & 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 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, Waynesboro Redevelopment & Housing Authority scored an average of 93 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2009 and a low score of 83 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Virginia is 72.09.

Waynesboro 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.

Waynesboro Redevelopment & Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 85. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Springdale Apartments has a passing score.

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