New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority

1101 S Dixie Freeway
New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, Florida 32168

New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in New Smyrna Beach, Florida that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of November 19th, 2019, New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority serves Daytona Beach, Edgewater, New Smyrna Beach, Oak Hill, Port Orange and South Daytona.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
New Smyrna & Daytona Beach, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority (NSBHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online here.
  2. Pick up an application at the NSBHA office, located at 1101 South Dixie Freeway, P.O. Box 688, New Smyrna, FL 32170, from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm ET, Monday-Thursday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address above.

The following documents are required with the application: Birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, landlord verification, bank statements, green card, proof of citizenship, or passport, if not a natural born U.S. citizen, if pregnant, proof of pregnancy, verification of continued employment, and three months of paystubs, and verification of current address.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

For more information, visit the NSBHA website, or call the office at (386) 428-8171.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 3864288171.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/10/2017.

Other New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: New Smyrna & Daytona Beach, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority (NSBHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in July 2017; and before that in June 2014. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

New Smyrna Beach, FL is about 50 miles northeast of Orlando, FL.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Working 20+ hours for at least six months or receive disability income, local resident of Daytona Beach, South Daytona, Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, or Oak Hill.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the NSBHA website, or call the office at (386) 428-8171.

Last Updated on 08/22/2017.

About New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority

More information about New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.newsmyrnahousing.com/.

Representatives of New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority may be available by phone at (386) 428-8171. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/19/2019, it is not known if New Smyrna Beach 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 New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority manages 191 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 170 11 10
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $593 $701 $514
Monthly Cost $100,843 $7,712 $5,142

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for New Smyrna Beach 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 11% having issued approximately 20 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 24 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 $15,012 per year. 83% of households were very low income (VLI) and 47% were extremely low income (ELI). 30% 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, 43% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 38% 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.

38% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 33% of households with children have a female head of household. 68% of all households were headed by a female.

33% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 25% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 42% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 35% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

46% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 24% with 3 or more bedrooms. 12% 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 New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $374 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $606. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $134.



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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