Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Moderate Rehabilitation programs.
Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development serves Miami Dade County.
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During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.
Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development Website: https://www.miamidade.gov/global/housing/home.page.
Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development Phone: (786) 469-4100.
The Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development (PHCD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from May 13, 2021 until May 27, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
There were two ways to apply during the opening period:
The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:
There were preferences, and they were listed on the application.
3,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.
For more information, visit the PHCD website.
Sources: This information was verified by the PHCD on May 6, 2021.
This waiting list is for rental assistance in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Last Updated on 05/27/2021.
The Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development (PHCD) Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
For more information, visit the PHCD website here.
Last Updated on 05/06/2021.
More information about Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development can be found on its website at https://www.miamidade.gov/global/housing/home.page.
Representatives of Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development may be available by phone at (786) 469-4100. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
You can check your waiting list status online at http://www.miamidade.gov/housing/waiting-list-rankings.asp#0.
You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (305)-638-6464.
Open today from 8:00am to 5:00pm ET.
As of 07/30/2021, it is not known if Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development 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.
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development manages 15,477 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, 2020:
|Standard||Homeownership||Tenant Protection||Ported Out||VASH||Non-Elderly Disabled|
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$1,143||$962||$751||$1,466||$825||$1,121|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 6% having issued approximately 2,355 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 79 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $13,999 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% 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 67% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 43% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 34% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 5% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
44% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 41% of households with children have a female head of household. 85% of all households were headed by a female.
99% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 51% of all heads of households being Black and 3% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 25% 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.
27% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 32% with 2 bedrooms and 41% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development voucher holders in 2016 was $382 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $969. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $135.
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.