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Milton Housing Authority

5668 Byrom Street
Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida 32570

Milton Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 11th, 2021, Milton Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Milton Housing Authority serves Milton.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Milton Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Milton Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to 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.

Milton Housing Authority Phone: (850) 623-8216.

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Waiting List
The Milton Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The approximate wait time for public housing is two years.

This housing authority offers one apartment community for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply for public housing
1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 850-623-8216, during normal office hours.
2. Visit the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 5668 Byrom St., Milton, FL 32570, during normal office hours, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include a photo ID 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 850-623-8216, during normal office hours.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (850)623-8216.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Milton Housing Authority

Representatives of Milton Housing Authority may be available by phone at (850) 623-8216. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/11/2021, it is not known if Milton Housing Authority 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.


About the Milton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Milton Housing Authority manages 310 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 Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 273 20 12 5
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $772 $932 $746 $892
Monthly Cost $210,798 $18,645 $8,948 $4,459

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Milton Housing Authority

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 18% having issued approximately 21 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 22 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.8 persons and has a household income of $9,725 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 80% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% 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 74% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 64% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 13% 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.

62% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 58% of households with children have a female head of household. 85% of all households were headed by a female.

42% 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 Milton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 27% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 65% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

6% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 39% with 2 bedrooms and 55% with 3 or more bedrooms. 26% 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 Milton Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $221 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $798. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $120.



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 Milton Housing Authority

Parkwood Manor

5708 Byrom St
Milton, Florida