Westby Housing Authority
503 S. Main Street
Westby, Vernon County, WI

608-784-1381

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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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1

Public Housing Projects

35

Public Housing Units

Very Small (1 - 49)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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Westby Housing Authority
503 S. Main Street
Westby, Vernon County, WI

608-784-1381

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Westby Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 35 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Westby Housing Authority is determined to be a Very Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1 - 49 public housing units.

Westby Housing Authority is among the 47% of Wisconsin housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

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.

Westby Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 96. 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)

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. Westby Housing Authority owns and manages 35 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Westby Housing Authority is $357.00 compared to the state average of $336.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Wisconsin ranges from a low of $262.00 to a high of $508.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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 Westby Housing Authority.

Approved Plan PDF Document
8/4/10 Plan
9/19/07 Plan
9/8/06 Plan
10/4/05 Plan
9/8/04 Plan
9/26/03 Plan
1/16/03 Plan
2/21/02 Plan
10/20/00 Plan