Area Housing Commission
1920 W Garden Street Pensacola, Florida 32501

850-438-8561

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 (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

Area Housing Commission manages 4 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 87. The scores for properties managed by Area Housing Commission range from a high of 94 to a low of 78.

The highest scoring property in the Area Housing Commission portfolio is Gonzalez-replacement and the lowest scoring property is Attucks Court.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Area Housing Commission have a passing score.

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

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Area Housing Commission owns and manages 603 public housing units in 4 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Area Housing Commission is $225.00 compared to the state average of $278.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Florida ranges from a low of $193.00 to a high of $423.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

4

Public Housing Projects

603

Public Housing Units

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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