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Daytona Beach Housing Authority

211 N. Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 300
Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida 32114

Daytona Beach Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, and Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) programs.

Daytona Beach Housing Authority serves Daytona Beach, Edgewater, Holly Hill, New Smyrna Beach, Ormond Beach and Ponce Inlet.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Daytona Beach, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Windsor Apartments Senior Public Housing Closed

Other Daytona Beach Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Daytona Beach Housing Authority Website: http://www.dbhafl.org/.

Daytona Beach Housing Authority Phone: (386) 253-5653.

COVID-19 Update:

As of February 5, 2021 the DBHA website states "At this time, we are not seeing the public. Most of our services will be delivered by the internet or mail."

more information is available here.

Closed: Daytona Beach, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Daytona Beach Housing Authority (DBHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from February 9, 2021 until February 12, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Homeless Preference - A local preference will be established in the Affordable Housing (Public) Program, and/or the Housing Choice Voucher Program to provide housing assistance to homeless or chronically homeless individuals or families up to 25% of the annual admissions. The Preference will be given to applicants on a referral only basis; and as certified as homeless by a social service agency as homeless and referred to HACDB under the terms and conditions of a Memorandum of Agreement. 
    • Homeless individuals and families.
    • Chronically homeless.
    • Individuals graduating from or aging out of the foster care program administered by the Florida Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
    • Currently or formerly homeless applicants who are ready to transition from supportive housing program(s).
  • Involuntary Displacement – Residents of Section 8, VASH, or other HACDB Housing Program who are in good standing; as of the date the property was HUD approved for demolition/disposition, and/or loss of funding -due to no fault of their own are displaced.
    • Residents due to modernization, rehabilitation, or demolition/disposition, or loss of funding, are displaced from a HACDB housing program. 
    • Victims of federally-declared natural disasters who are displaced and HACDB receives verification from a 3rd party city, state, or federal agency of displacement.
  • Residency Preference : The Residency preference would give a preference for applicants who reside and/or work in Daytona Beach, Florida. 
    • The family must live, or at least one member must have a job within the limits of Daytona Beach, Florida. 
    • One adult member of the applicant household is currently enrolled in a Daytona Beach, Florida institution of higher education.

2,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the DBHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DBHA on February 5, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Last Updated on 03/04/2021.

Closed: Windsor Apartments Senior Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Daytona Beach Housing Authority (DBHA) waiting list for Senior Public Housing apartments at Windsor Apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from March 22, 2019, until an unconfirmed close date. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the DBHA website.

Last Updated on 01/24/2020.

About Daytona Beach Housing Authority

More information about Daytona Beach Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.dbhafl.org/.

Representatives of Daytona Beach Housing Authority may be available by phone at (386) 253-5653. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of May 5th, 2021, it is not known if Daytona Beach Housing Authority is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 04/12/2019, Daytona Beach Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Daytona Beach Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Daytona Beach Housing Authority manages 1,050 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2020:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 799 6 16 64 145
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $673 $410 $649 $869 $596
Monthly Cost $537,969 $2,459 $10,382 $55,612 $86,492

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Daytona Beach 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 26% having issued approximately 48 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 15 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $12,719 per year. 88% of households were very low income (VLI) and 54% were extremely low income (ELI). 33% 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 61% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

6% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 51% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 17% 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.

44% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 41% of households with children have a female head of household. 76% of all households were headed by a female.

68% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 62% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Daytona Beach Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% include at least one person with a disability. 35% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 51% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

45% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 20% with 3 or more bedrooms. 13% 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 Daytona Beach Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $340 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $623. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $131.



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 Daytona Beach Housing Authority

Maley Apartments

600 S Beach St
Daytona Beach, Florida

Lakeside Villages

101 Jesup Ct
Daytona Beach, Florida
Call For Rent
3 BR
Family & Senior

Caroline Village

12 Bishop Butts Cir
Daytona Beach, Florida

Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach

211 N. Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 300, Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Beach, Florida

Low Income Housing Managed by Daytona Beach Housing Authority

Villages at Halifax II

128 Norma Dr
Daytona Beach, Florida
$570-781
1-3 BR