Housing Authority of Trempealeau County
36358 Main Street
Whitehall, Trempealeau County, WI

715-538-2274 http://tremphousing.com/

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on November 18th, 2015.

The Housing Authority of Trempealeau County (HATC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the HATC to pick up a pre-application, located at 36358 Main St., Whitehall, WI 54773, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm CT, Monday-Friday.
  2. Download a pre-application online here, then print and complete.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be hand delivered to the address listed above, or mailed to PO Box 295, Whitehall, WI 54773.

Be sure to include copies of Social Security Cards for each household member with the pre-application.

The HATC does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, visit the TCHA website, or call the office at (715) 538-2274 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Trempealeau County administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 60 affordable rental units. It also administers 222 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Trempealeau County 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 Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of Trempealeau County between Public Housing Units (21%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (79%) to that of all housing authorities in Wisconsin, Housing Authority of Trempealeau County 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 Wisconsin.

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, Housing Authority of Trempealeau County scored an average of 92 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 79 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Wisconsin is 78.82.

Housing Authority of Trempealeau County has an average score that is more than the average Wisconsin 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 Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 4/14/10 Plan
2009 5/29/09 Plan
2008 11/13/07 Plan
2007 1/10/07 Plan
2006 12/20/05 Plan
2005 12/28/04 Plan
2004 11/7/03 Plan
2003 1/15/03 Plan
2002 12/13/01 Plan
2001 1/30/01 Plan
2000 4/11/00 Plan