Defuniak Springs Housing Authority

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Open Until Further Notice: Defuniak Springs Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Defuniak Springs Housing Authority (DSHA) is accepting Public Housing waiting list applications from an unconfirmed open date, until further notice.

To apply while the waitlist is open, pick up an application at the DSHA office, located at 120 Oerting Dr., Defuniak Springs, FL 32435, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Once your application has been completed, it must be: Hand delivered to the address listed above.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the DSHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DSHA website on January 22, 2024.

About The Agency

Defuniak Springs Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 50 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

120 Oerting Drive, DeFuniak Springs, FL

(850) 892-2823

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Defuniak Springs Housing Authority?

Defuniak Springs Housing Authority serves 50 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 50 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Defuniak Springs Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 43 percent of households served by Defuniak Springs Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 80 percent of Defuniak Springs Housing Authority households.

How many Defuniak Springs Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 23 households and make up 47 percent of households served by Defuniak Springs Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Defuniak Springs Housing Authority?

There are 34 female-headed renter households living in Defuniak Springs Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 69% of those served by the Defuniak Springs Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Defuniak Springs Housing Authority renters?

Black 14
White 35
Hispanic 2

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Defuniak Springs Housing Authority?

There are 29 households headed by seniors served by the Defuniak Springs Housing Authority. Senior households are 59% of households in Defuniak Springs Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Defuniak Springs Housing Authority housing?

There are 6 persons with disabilities living in Defuniak Springs Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 12% of households served by the Defuniak Springs Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Defuniak Springs Housing Authority?

The Defuniak Springs Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Defuniak Springs Housing Authority

Alpine Heights and Highland Terrace

412 S 2nd St, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435

payment Subsidized