About Housing Authority of the County of Flagler

The Housing Authority of the County of Flagler is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Bunnell, Florida.

The Housing Authority of the County of Flagler serves Flagler County, Clay County, Flagler Beach, Bunnell, Palm Coast, Green Cove Spring and Green Cove Springs.

Housing Authority of the County of Flagler Waiting Lists

Housing Authority of the County of Flagler Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

Public Housing Waiting List: Closed

The Flagler County Housing Authority is not accepting public housing waiting list applications at this time.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.


About the Housing Authority of the County of Flagler Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Housing Authority of the County of Flagler manages 332 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 310 2 10 10
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $530 $251 $519 $618
Monthly Cost $164,396 $501 $5,187 $6,177

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the County of Flagler

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 60 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 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 16 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 $15,486 per year. 87% of households were very low income (VLI) and 52% were extremely low income (ELI). 31% 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 69% 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, 45% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 29% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

40% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 36% of households with children have a female head of household. 80% of all households were headed by a female.

56% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 37% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the County of Flagler Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% 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. 33% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

23% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 34% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 30% 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 County of Flagler voucher holders in 2016 was $379 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,121. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $148.



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.


Affordable Apartments near Housing Authority of the County of Flagler

1809 Debarry Avenue
Middletowne Apartments is a 100 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-3 bedroom apartments for rent in Orange Park. Rents at Middletowne Apartments are $639-854.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
801 Ferris St
Ramblewood Apartments is a 13 unit low income housing apartment community in Green Cove Springs.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
2285 County Road 220
Madison Commons is a 160 unit low income housing apartment community in Middleburg.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Middleburg.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit