HA City of Yakima
810 N 6th Avenue Yakima, WA 98902

509-453-3106

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The HA City of Yakima administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 150 affordable rental units. It also administers 720 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, HA City of Yakima 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 High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of HA City of Yakima between Public Housing Units (17%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (83%) to that of all housing authorities in WA, HA City of Yakima 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 WA.

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.

HA City of Yakima manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 69. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Scattered Sites has a passing score.

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

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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2

Public Housing Projects

150

Public Housing Units

720

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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