Pahokee Housing Authority

465 Friend Terrace
Pahokee, Palm Beach County, Florida 33476

Pahokee Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of August 16th, 2022, Pahokee Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Pahokee Housing Authority offers Public Housing and Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Pahokee.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Isles of Pahokee, Near Elderly Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Pahokee, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Pahokee Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Isles of Pahokee, Near Elderly Public Housing Waiting List

The Pahokee Housing Authority (PHA) Near Elderly Public Housing waiting list for apartments at Isles of Pahokee is currently open

The PHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from December 1, 2019, until further notice.

Please note: This waiting list is for "Individuals 55 and older."

To apply during the opening period, in person applications are being accepted at the PHA main office, located at 465 Friend Terrace, Pahokee, Florida.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Elderly
  • Disabled
  • Homeless
  • Displaced by government action or natural disaster

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the PHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHA on March 8, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Pahokee, Florida. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via Ms. Bynes at (561) 924-5565, ext. 11.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/08/2022.

Other Pahokee Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Pahokee, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Pahokee Housing Authority (PHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The PHA last accepted Section 8 HCV applications for this waiting list for one day only on March 8, 2022. Only 75 applications were accepted at the time. 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.

There were no preferences.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the PHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by a PHA representative on March 8, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Pahokee, Florida.

Last Updated on 07/14/2022.

About Pahokee Housing Authority

Representatives of Pahokee Housing Authority may be available by phone at (561) 924-5565. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/16/2022, it is not known if Pahokee 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 Pahokee Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Pahokee Housing Authority manages 83 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 70 2 1 10
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,020 $892 $331 $774
Monthly Cost $71,409 $1,784 $331 $7,740

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Pahokee 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 13% having issued approximately 7 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 4 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3.2 persons and has a household income of $19,926 per year. 86% of households were very low income (VLI) and 55% were extremely low income (ELI). 53% 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 47% 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, 76% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 8% 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.

73% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 70% of households with children have a female head of household. 88% of all households were headed by a female.

97% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 95% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Pahokee Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 17% include at least one person with a disability. 21% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 71% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

15% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 26% with 2 bedrooms and 59% with 3 or more bedrooms. 6% 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 Pahokee Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $469 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $850. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $126.



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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