Area Housing Commission
1920 W Garden Street
Pensacola, Escambia County, FL


Public Housing Waiting List Status

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Area Housing Commission Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update May 22nd, 2015.

The Pensacola Housing Authority does not offer a public housing housing program.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Area Housing Commission administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 4 projects which contain 603 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Area Housing Commission is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units.

Area Housing Commission is among the 20% of Florida housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 2014)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Area Housing Commission.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 5/4/12 Plan
2011 6/21/11 Plan
2010 5/10/10 Plan
2009 3/28/09 Plan
2008 3/28/08 Plan
2007 2/21/07 Plan
2006 3/8/06 Plan
2005 3/2/05 Plan
2004 2/12/04 Plan
2003 2/13/03 Plan
2002 6/12/01 Plan
2001 6/12/01 Plan
2000 5/17/00 Plan