Orange County Housing & Community Development
525 East South Street
Orlando, Orange County, FL

407-836-5150

Waiting List Status: Closed


The Orange County Housing & Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed.

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1,180

Section 8 Vouchers

No units

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Section 8

Program Type

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Orange County Housing & Community Development
525 East South Street
Orlando, Orange County, FL

407-836-5150

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Orange County Housing & Community Development administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 1,180 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Orange County Housing & Community Development is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Orange County Housing & Community Development is among the 25% of Florida housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

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, Orange County Housing & Community Development scored an average of 94 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 74 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Florida is 75.77.

Orange County Housing & Community Development 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)