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)

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 Orange County Housing & Community Development.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 8/3/12 Plan
2011 9/22/11 Plan
2010 8/18/10 Plan
2009 7/17/09 Plan
2008 7/15/08 Plan
2007 8/29/07 Plan
2006 8/31/06 Plan
2005 8/3/05 Plan
2004 7/22/04 Plan
2003 7/29/03 Plan
2001 1/8/02 Plan
2000 9/8/00 Plan