North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority
611 S Pine Street
Bronson, Levy County, FL

352-486-5420 http://ncfrha.com/

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on August 18th, 2016.

Please note: The North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority manages individual Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists for the Counties of Gilchrist, Levy, and Wakulla, FL.


The North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority (NCFRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for all counties is currently closed. Wakulla and Levy County were each last open in January 2015. It is not known when Gilchrist County was last open, or when it will reopen.

Please note: This waiting list has a preference. This means that applicants who qualify for this preference will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of this preference, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.

This waiting list has the following preference: Local resident.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, visit the NCFRHA website, or call the office at (352) 486-5420.


Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update August 15th, 2016.

Please note: The North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority Public Housing program covers the Counties of Gilchrist, Levy, and Suwanee, FL.
The North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority (NCFRHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications.

The NCFRHA offers six Public Housing communities with a total of 154 units, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms. A complete listing of each community can be found here.

To apply, complete the online application here.

Once your application has been submitted you will receive a confirmation number, please write this number down or print out the page, and keep for future reference.

These waiting lists have the following preferences: Local residents, working families (this preference is only applicable to Pine Apartments applicants).

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, visit the NCFRHA website, or call the office at (352) 486-5420.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 124 affordable rental units. It also administers 142 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, North Central Florida Regional 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 Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (47%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (53%) to that of all housing authorities in Florida, North Central Florida Regional 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 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, North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority scored an average of 89 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2001 and a low score of 62 in 2007. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Florida is 75.77.

North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority has an average score that is more 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)

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 North Central Florida Regional Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 4/13/12 Plan
2010 4/21/10 Plan
2009 7/20/09 Plan
2008 4/19/08 Plan
2007 4/5/07 Plan
2006 4/11/06 Plan
2005 2/1/05 Plan
2004 5/14/04 Plan
2003 7/10/03 Plan
2002 6/15/01 Plan
2001 6/15/01 Plan
2000 8/10/00 Plan