Pahokee Housing Authority
465 Friend Terrace Pahokee, FL 33476


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Pahokee Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 474 affordable rental units. It also administers 76 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Pahokee Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Pahokee Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (86%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (14%) to that of all housing authorities in FL, Pahokee Housing Authority has a larger 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 (, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Pahokee Housing Authority manages 3 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 79. The scores for properties managed by Pahokee Housing Authority range from a high of 87 to a low of 70.

The highest scoring property in the Pahokee Housing Authority portfolio is Padgett Island Homes and the lowest scoring property is Mc Clure Village.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Pahokee Housing Authority have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 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. Pahokee Housing Authority owns and manages 474 public housing units in 3 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Pahokee Housing Authority is $379.00 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 (, 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


Public Housing Units


Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size


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