Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Fort Walton Beach and Niceville, Florida.

Waiting List
Closed: Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority (FWBHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last opened for six months in December 2014, and before that for one month in September 2014. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Open Until Further Notice: Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.This housing authority offers one apartment community with 124 units ranging in size from 1 to 5 bedrooms.To apply for public housing please follow this link to download, then print and complete the application.Once the application has been completed it must be hand delivered to the housing authority, located at 27 Robinwood Dr., SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, during normal office hours, Monday-Friday. Please Note:  A full list of everything needed to be included with the application, is on the front page of the application.This housing authority does not have any preferences: Your application is placed by date and time received.Please Note: If you are not working more than 30 hours a week you will be required to do 8 hours of community service a month.More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.fwbha.com/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 850-243-3224, during normal office hours, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 968 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

27 Robinwood Drive Southwest, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Visit Website(850) 243-3224

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority?

Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority serves 699 low-income households. The agency manages 852 Housing Choice Vouchers and 120 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 64 percent of households served by Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 92 percent of Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority households.

How many Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 188 households and make up 27 percent of households served by Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority?

There are 517 female-headed renter households living in Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 74% of those served by the Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority renters?

Black 189
Asian-Pacific Islander 7
White 426
Hispanic 70

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority?

There are 307 households headed by seniors served by the Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority. Senior households are 44% of households in Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority housing?

There are 237 persons with disabilities living in Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 34% of households served by the Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority?

The Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority is rated as a standard 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.

How often does Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on December 9, 2014 and closed on May 21, 2015.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority

Charlie Hill Terrace

50 Ed Brown St SW, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548

payment Subsidized