Public Housing Waitlist: Open

This information was last updated on June 19th, 2015.

The Helena Housing Authority (HHA) is currently accepting Public Housingg waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The HHA offers three Public Housing communities with 366 units for families and senior disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
2. Attend an orientation session at the HHA, held every Tuesday at 2:00 pm, and every Thursday at 10:00 am, located at 812 Abbey St., Helena, MT.

The HHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: elderly, disabled, homeless, working family, substandard housing, victim of domestic violence, or rent burden.

More information can be found by visiting the HHA website at http://hhamt.org, or by calling 406-442-7970, during normal office hours.

Summary

  • What: Helena Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Victims of Domestic Violence. Working/Employed. The Homeless. Those who Live in Substandard Housing. Persons with Disabilities. Households that are Rent Burdened.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Public Housing for Senior and Disabled Waitlist: Open

This information was last updated on June 19th, 2015.

The Helena Housing Authority (HHA) is currently accepting Public Housingg waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The HHA offers three Public Housing communities with 366 units for families and senior disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
2. Attend an orientation session at the HHA, held every Tuesday at 2:00 pm, and every Thursday at 10:00 am, located at 812 Abbey St., Helena, MT.

The HHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: elderly, disabled, homeless, working family, substandard housing, victim of domestic violence, or rent burden.

More information can be found by visiting the HHA website at http://hhamt.org, or by calling 406-442-7970, during normal office hours.

Summary

  • What: Helena Housing Authority Public Housing for Senior and Disabled Opening
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Victims of Domestic Violence. Working/Employed. The Homeless. Those who Live in Substandard Housing. Persons with Disabilities. Households that are Rent Burdened.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Helena Housing Authority Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

This information was last updated on July 22nd, 2015.

The Helena Housing Authority (HHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

There are two ways to apply:
  1. Complete the online application here. Once the application has been completed, you can email it to Admissions@hhamt.org, or print and hand it in to the HHA office, located at 812 Abbey Street, Helena, MT, between normal office hours.
  2. Visit the HHA office to attend an orientation, held every Tuesday at 2:00 pm, and every Thursday at 10:00 am.
The following documentation is required of all members of the household: Full legal name, sex, relationship to Head of Household, Social Security Number, date of birth, age, income.

The HHA has identified these preferences: Disabled, elderly, substandard housing, more than 50% of income towards rent, victim of domestic violence.

If selected to be placed on the waiting list, you will be contacted by mail once your name has reached the top of the waiting list.

For more information, visit http://hhamt.org/, or call (406) 442-7970.

Public Housing Property Inspection Scores

All public housing projects and privately owned rental properties with project-based Section 8 contracts are inspected every 1 to 3 years by HUD’s Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC). The mission of REAC is to insure that HUD’s multifamily portfolio is well maintained, free of health and safety risks for tenants and to prevent waste, fraud and abuse in HUD’s multifamily programs.

The highest REAC score possible is 100 points. Points are awarded in five inspectable areas: site, building exteriors, common areas, systems and units. Points may be weighted differently for different property types. For example, an urban property with little to no grounds might have a score weighted more on the building exteriors and less on the site whereas a suburban property with acres of land will be weighted more on the site review.

The frequency of REAC inspections is determined by the last REAC score a property received. If a property receives a REAC score of 90 or higher, the next REAC inspection will be scheduled in 3 years. Scores of 80 to 89 require re-inspection in 2 years and scores of 60 to 79 require re-inspection in a year.

A score of less than 60 is considered failing. Scores of 31 to 59 require re-inspection in 60 days and scores of 30 or lower are referred to a HUD Enforcement Center for corrective action.

Property Score Inspection Date
Samuel V Stewart H 79/100 08/21/2014
Samuel V Stewart H 71/100 04/21/2014

Helena Housing Authority serves the following locations in the state of Montana:

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