Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority
27 Robinwood Drive SW Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

850-243-3224

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 173 affordable rental units. It also administers 757 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority 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 Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (19%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (81%) to that of all housing authorities in FL, Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority 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 FL.

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.

Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 76. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Charlie Hill Terrace 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. Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority owns and manages 173 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority is $383.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of FL ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Waiting List Status:


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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Public Housing Projects

173

Public Housing Units

757

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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