Bradenton Housing Authority

2002 9th Avenue East
Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida 34208

Bradenton Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of August 16th, 2022, Bradenton Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Bradenton Housing Authority offers Public Housing and Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Bradenton.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Bradenton, Florida Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Bradenton, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Bradenton Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Bradenton, Florida Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Bradenton Housing Authority (BHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least January 17, 2019, until further notice. 

To apply, download and print the application online here. Select the "property management" link on the left of the page, and then select either the "English Application" or "Spanish Application" link.

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be:

  1. Dropped off at the BHA main office located at 2002 9th Avenue East Bradenton, Florida, 34208, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, ET.
  2. E-mailed to

This waiting list had the following preference: Homeless.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the BHA website.


Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (941) 748-5568.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/22/2019.

Other Bradenton Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Bradenton, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Bradenton Housing Authority (BHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in February 2018; and before that in October 2014. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply, applicants were required to call the BHA.

For more information, visit the BHA website.

Last Updated on 01/22/2019.

About Bradenton Housing Authority

More information about Bradenton Housing Authority can be found on its website at

Representatives of Bradenton Housing Authority may be available by phone at (941) 748-5568. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/16/2022, it is not known if Bradenton Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

About the Bradenton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Bradenton Housing Authority manages 191 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 184 7
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $711 $776
Monthly Cost $130,831 $5,432

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Bradenton Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 11% having issued approximately 17 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 21 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.7 persons and has a household income of $21,796 per year. 75% of households were very low income (VLI) and 28% were extremely low income (ELI). 66% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 34% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 65% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 15% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

66% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 65% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

84% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 61% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Bradenton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 17% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 70% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

21% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 34% with 2 bedrooms and 44% with 3 or more bedrooms. 9% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Bradenton Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $514 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $632. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $153.

1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.

Public Housing Apartments Operated by Bradenton Housing Authority

New Singletary

1302 3rd St W
Bradenton, Florida

524 11th Avenue West

524 11th Ave W
Bradenton, Florida

W D Suggs

906 21st St E
Bradenton, Florida