Housing Authority of Pompano Beach

321 West Atlantic Boulevard
Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33060

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

Housing Authority of Pompano Beach serves Pompano Beach.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Pompano Beach, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Public Housing Closed

Other Housing Authority of Pompano Beach Waiting Lists

Closed: Pompano Beach, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Pompano Beach (HAPB) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from August 8, 2019 at 12:00 a.m., until August 9, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Please note: As of September 9, 2019, applicants who applied to the waiting list can check the status of their pre-application here.

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

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Working Preference is given to families where the head of household, spouse, or co-head is working (20 hours weekly), attending school or a training program; or in which the head, spouse or co-head is 62 or older; or a person with a disability.
  • Resident Preference applies if applicant lives or works in the City of Pompano Beach.

500 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, read the HAPB Housing Choice Voucher public notice, or visit the HAPB website.

Last Updated on 09/16/2019.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Pompano Beach (HAPB) Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when applications were last accepted.

For more information, visit the HAPB website.

Last Updated on 08/01/2019.

About Housing Authority of Pompano Beach

More information about Housing Authority of Pompano Beach can be found on its website at http://www.hapb.org/. Representatives of Housing Authority of Pompano Beach may be available by phone at (954) 785-7200. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 09/18/2019, it is not known if Housing Authority of Pompano Beach 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 Housing Authority of Pompano Beach Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Pompano Beach manages 883 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 785 69 29
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $987 $1,001 $747
Monthly Cost $774,803 $69,072 $21,653

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Pompano Beach

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 9% having issued approximately 107 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 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 32 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3 persons and has a household income of $16,424 per year. 91% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 46% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 50% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 67% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 12% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

62% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 61% of households with children have a female head of household. 93% of all households were headed by a female.

96% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 91% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Pompano Beach Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 21% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 72% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

11% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 45% with 2 bedrooms and 44% with 3 or more bedrooms. 20% 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 Housing Authority of Pompano Beach voucher holders in 2016 was $462 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $969. 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.