Housing Authority of the City of Marianna
Housing Authority of the City of Marianna is a Public Housing Agency in Marianna, Florida that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 28th, 2020, Housing Authority of the City of Marianna has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Housing Authority of the City of Marianna serves Jackson County.
Waiting List Statuses
| Public Housing
||Open Until Further Notice
|Jackson County, Florida Housing Choice Voucher
Open Housing Authority of the City of Marianna Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some upcoming waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, expect a long wait time (days or weeks) for a response.
Housing Authority of the City of Marianna Phone: (850) 482-3512.
Open Until Further Notice:
Public Housing Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The Marianna Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.
This housing authority offers one apartment community with 79 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.
To apply for public housing you must visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 2912 Albert St., Marianna, FL 32448, during normal office hours.
Once you have completed your application, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.
This housing authority does not have a preference, your application is placed by date and time received.
For more information the housing authority can be reached by calling 850-482-3512, during normal office hours.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 8504823512.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 05/22/2015.
Other Housing Authority of the City of Marianna Waiting Lists
Jackson County, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Please note: The Marianna Housing Authority covers Jackson County, FL.
The Marianna Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open from September 2016 until . There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
There were two ways to apply during the opening period:
- Download and print the application online.
- Pick up an application at the MHA office.
Once the application has been completed, it must have been hand delivered to the MHA at the address above.
There are no preferences.
Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.
Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.
For more information, visit the MHA website, or call the office at (850) 482-3512.
Last Updated on 03/20/2017.
About Housing Authority of the City of Marianna
Representatives of Housing Authority of the City of Marianna may be available by phone at (850) 482-3512. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Housing Authority of the City of Marianna Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the City of Marianna manages 65 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, 2019:
||Standard ||Ported Out |
||62 ||3 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$309 ||$543 |
||$19,146 ||$1,630 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the City of Marianna
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 11% having issued approximately 6 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 33 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $13,915 per year. 87% of households were very low income (VLI) and 60% were extremely low income (ELI). 30% 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 68% 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, 57% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 22% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, -1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
49% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 44% of households with children have a female head of household. 89% of all households were headed by a female.
70% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 68% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Marianna Housing Choice Voucher program, 17% include at least one person with a disability. 33% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 50% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
5% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 51% with 2 bedrooms and 44% with 3 or more bedrooms. 48% 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 the City of Marianna voucher holders in 2016 was $358 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $364. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $185.
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 Housing Authority of the City of Marianna
2914 Albert St