Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach

200 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL

There are no open waiting lists offered by Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach. Go to the Florida Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Florida Public Housing Waiting Lists page for nearby housing applications.

Closed: Miami Beach, Florida Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach (HACMB) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed

The HACMB last accepted applications for this waiting list from July 25, 2022, until July 28, 2022. 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. No telephone calls, walk-ins, or mail-ins of pre-applications were accepted.

The maximum income limit for each household size were listed on the public notice.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Local preference for Selection of Eligible Families: 62 years or older, disabled, living or working in the city of Miami Beach, U.S. Veteran, or surviving spouse of a U.S. Veteran.

3,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HACMB website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACMB public notice on July 12, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Miami Beach, Florida.

Last Updated on 07/28/2022.

Closed: Rebecca Towers North Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach (HACMB) is not accepting Public Housing waiting list for seniors (62+) at this time. The Rebecca Towers North waiting list was last open for three days in April 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

600 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the HACMB website, or call the office at (305) 532-6401.

Last Updated on 05/30/2018.

About Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach

About the Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach manages 3,007 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 2,312 3 125 124 318
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $998 $924 $399 $1,220 $799
Monthly Cost $2,307,167 $2,772 $49,828 $151,268 $254,228
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 8% having issued approximately 363 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 18 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $12,538 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 79% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 75% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 31% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 48% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

27% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 25% of households with children have a female head of household. 71% of all households were headed by a female.

91% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 33% of all heads of households being Black and 4% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach Housing Choice Voucher program, 38% include at least one person with a disability. 40% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 78% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

54% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 30% with 2 bedrooms and 16% 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 Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach voucher holders in 2016 was $365 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $892. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $114.

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 Miami Beach

Rebecca Towers

150 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, Florida

Low Income Housing Managed by Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach

Rebecca Towers North

200 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, Florida
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

Steven E. Chaykin Apartments

321 Michigan Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida
62+
Accessible
Affordable