About Housing Authority of the City of Marianna

The Housing Authority of the City of Marianna is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Marianna, Florida.

The Housing Authority of the City of Marianna serves Jackson County, Marianna, Graceville, Sneads and Cottondale.

Housing Authority of the City of Marianna Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

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.

Summary

  • What: Housing Authority of the City of Marianna Public Housing Opening
  • How To Apply:
    • In Person Application

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

Jackson County, Florida Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

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:

 

  1. Download and print the application online.
  2. 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 the Housing Authority of the City of Marianna Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Housing Authority of the City of Marianna manages 75 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 74 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $282 $726
Monthly Cost $20,848 $726

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.

Income Characteristics

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.


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4052 Old Cottondale Rd
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