DeLand Housing Authority

1450 S. Woodland Blvd. Suite 200 A
Deland, Volusia County, Florida 32724
(386) 624-6909

DeLand Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Deland, Florida that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

DeLand Housing Authority serves Deland.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
DeLand, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Laurel Villas Family Public Housing Unknown
Laurel Court Senior Housing Unknown

Other DeLand Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: DeLand, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The DeLand Housing Authority (DHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in July, 2019; and before that for three days in January, 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

DeLand, FL is located about 35 miles north of Orlando, FL.

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

This waiting list had the following preferences: Disabled and Homeless.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Last Updated on 07/15/2019.

Unknown: Laurel Villas Family Public Housing Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 07/09/2019.

Unknown: Laurel Court Senior Housing Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 07/09/2019.

About DeLand Housing Authority

More information about DeLand Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://delandhousingauthority.com/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/18/2019, it is not known if DeLand 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 DeLand Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, DeLand Housing Authority manages 737 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 676 52 9
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $624 $656 $671
Monthly Cost $421,865 $34,103 $6,039

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for DeLand 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 16% having issued approximately 49 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 36 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $13,691 per year. 86% of households were very low income (VLI) and 54% were extremely low income (ELI). 31% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 69% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 49% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 28% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

46% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 43% of households with children have a female head of household. 85% of all households were headed by a female.

79% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 43% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the DeLand Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 29% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 57% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

20% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 38% with 3 or more bedrooms. 25% 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 DeLand Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $339 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $765. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $145.



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.