About Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority

The Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Franklin, Virginia.

The Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority serves Franklin.

Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Closed

The Franklin Redevelopment and Housing Authority is not accepting public housing waiting list at this time.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.


About the Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority manages 292 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 290 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $443 $426
Monthly Cost $128,383 $852

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 6% having issued approximately 50 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 38 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $12,768 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 62% were extremely low income (ELI). 28% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 68% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 45% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 30% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

46% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 44% of households with children have a female head of household. 89% of all households were headed by a female.

93% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 91% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 38% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 64% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

19% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 46% with 3 or more bedrooms. 34% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $408 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $487. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $161.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Operated by Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority

600 Cameron St
Berkley Court is a 75 unit low income housing apartment community in Franklin.
365 Bruce St
Pretlow Gardens Old Towne Terrace is a 75 unit low income housing apartment community in Franklin.
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Affordable Apartments near Franklin Redevelopment And Housing Authority

1205-I South Street
Franklin South is a 32 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-2 bedroom apartments for rent in Franklin. Rents at Franklin South are $508-723.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Franklin.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
106 Morton Street
Newport Village is a 48 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-2 bedroom apartments for rent in Franklin.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Franklin.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
1698 Dorchester St
Dorchester Square is a 1,250 unit low income housing apartment community in Franklin.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Project Based Rental Assistance

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