Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev
16 Floor
Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL

786-469-4106

Waiting List Status: Closed


The Miami-Dade Section 8 waiting list is currently closed.  It last opened on July 18-29, 2011.

The public housing waiting list was open from July 14-21, 2014.

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51

Public Housing Projects

9,153

Public Housing Units

16,612

Section 8 Vouchers

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Public Housing Size

Extra Large (10,000+)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev
16 Floor
Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL

786-469-4106

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 51 projects which contain 9,153 affordable rental units. It also administers 16,612 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev is determined to be a Large public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1,250 - 9,999 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Extra Large, meaning it administers 10,000+ Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev between Public Housing Units (36%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (64%) to that of all housing authorities in Florida, Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev 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 Florida.

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

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev scored an average of 49 points. The housing authority had a high score of 79 in 2004 and a low score of 19 in 2002. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Florida is 75.77.

Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev has an average score that is less than the average Florida housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev manages 36 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 24. The scores for properties managed by Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev range from a high of 91 to a low of 0.

The highest scoring property in the Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev portfolio is Ward Tower Alf and the lowest scoring property is Site 110.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 31% of properties managed by Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 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 Miami Dade Public Housing And Community Dev.

Approved Plan PDF Document
8/26/11 Plan
10/3/08 Plan
10/10/07 Plan
10/26/06 Plan
11/15/05 Plan
11/17/04 Plan
10/7/03 Plan
10/7/02 Plan
9/20/01 Plan
12/8/00 Plan