Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority

301 Fugate Street
Duffield, Scott County, Virginia 24244

Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Duffield, Virginia that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of February 25th, 2020, Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Scott County Redev. & Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority serves Scott County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Scott County Redev. & Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Scott County Redev. & Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Scott County (VA) Redevelopment and Housing Authority has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program; no closing date has been identified.

Scott County, VA is 2 hours northeast of Knoxville, TN; 1.75 hours north of Asheville, NC; and 3 hours southwest of Roanoke, VA.
 

Applications can only be obtained by picking them up at the housing authority's office but can be mailed back.

Office address:
301 Fugate Street
Duffield, VA 

If you have questions regarding the application, please contact them at 276-431-2022.

Preferences will be given to applicants residing or employed within Scott County and who are displaced.
 

The waiting list will be chosen by date and time of submission.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 2764312022.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/20/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Scott County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority has a 118 unit community with 28 of those units dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.

To apply for public housing you must visit the housing authority, to pick up an application, located at 301 Fugate St., Duffield, VA, during normal office hours.

Once you have completed the application, it can be hand delivered or mailed to the address listed above.

This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: displaced, or living and/or working in Scott County.

More information can be found by calling the housing authority at 276-431-2022, during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 2764312022.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority

More information about Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://scrhousing.org/.

Representatives of Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority may be available by phone at (276) 431-2022. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/25/2020, it is not known if Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority manages 184 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:

Standard
Vouchers 184
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $302
Monthly Cost $55,513

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Scott County 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 27% having issued approximately 7 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 3 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.9 persons and has a household income of $9,852 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% of households had wages as a major source of income, 5% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 76% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 29% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% 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.

34% of households included children, 13% of which had two adults in the household. 29% of households with children have a female head of household. 79% of all households were headed by a female.

0% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with -1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 30% include at least one person with a disability. 54% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 54% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

8% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 57% with 2 bedrooms and 35% with 3 or more bedrooms. 51% 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 Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $246 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $466. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $147.



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 Apartments Operated by Scott County Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Whippoorwill Hills

325 West Jackson St
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