Hialeah Housing Authority

75 E 6th Street
Hialeah, Miami Dade County, Florida 33010

Hialeah Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Hialeah Housing Authority serves Hialeah.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Hialeah, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Closed
3, 4, and 5-Bedroom, Public Housing Closed

Other Hialeah Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During 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.

Hialeah Housing Authority Website: https://www.hialeahhousing.org/index.php/en/.

Hialeah Housing Authority Phone: (305) 888-9744.

Closed: Hialeah, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Hialeah Housing Authority (HHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from June 21, 2021, until June 28, 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. Applicants who submit more than one application were disqualified.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Currently homeless
  • Any one in the family composition is disabled

It is not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list. Only applicants selected to the waiting list received notification from the HHA.

For more information, visit the HHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HHA on June 21, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Hialeah, Florida.

Last Updated on 06/28/2021.

Closed: 3, 4, and 5-Bedroom, Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Hialeah Housing Authority (HHA) waiting list for 3, 4, 5-Bedroom Public Housing apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from September 30, 2019, until October 4, 2019. 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.

250 applicants were placed on the 3-Bedroom waiting list, 20 applicants will be placed on the 4-Bedroom waiting list, and 10 applicants will be placed on the 5-Bedroom waiting list; all by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HHA website.

Last Updated on 11/30/2019.

About Hialeah Housing Authority

More information about Hialeah Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.hialeahhousing.org/index.php/en/.

Representatives of Hialeah Housing Authority may be available by phone at (305) 888-9744. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/29/2021, it is not known if Hialeah 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 Hialeah Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Hialeah Housing Authority manages 4,795 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 Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 4,219 104 73 100 9 290
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $859 $865 $865 $1,014 $865 $865
Monthly Cost $3,624,707 $89,949 $63,137 $101,412 $7,784 $250,819

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Hialeah 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 6% having issued approximately 787 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 40 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.6 persons and has a household income of $11,752 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 86% were extremely low income (ELI). 12% 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 87% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 14% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 13% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 72% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 11% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

13% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 11% of households with children have a female head of household. 75% of all households were headed by a female.

100% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 13% of all heads of households being Black and 5% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Hialeah Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 32% include at least one person with a disability. 45% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 40% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

66% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 26% with 2 bedrooms and 8% with 3 or more bedrooms. 11% 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 Hialeah Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $318 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $841. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $100.



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 Hialeah Housing Authority

Vernon Ashley Plaza

70 E 7th St
Hialeah, Florida

Vivian Villas

4650 W 12th Ave
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Hoffman Gardens

7650 West 8th Ave
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Donald F. Scott Villas

2441 W 6th Ct
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Henry Milander Manor

815 W 75th St
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La Esperanza

1770 W 44th Pl
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Raul L. Martinez Pavilion

6333 W 24th Ave
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Ruth A. Tinsman Pavilion

6545 W 24th Ave
Hialeah, Florida