Pinellas County Housing Authority

11479 Ulmerton Road
Largo, Pinellas County, Florida
(727) 443-7684

Open today from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Pinellas County Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Largo, Florida that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Homeownership Voucher programs. As of December 19th, 2018, Pinellas County Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The PCHA Apartment Communities Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Pinellas County Housing Authority serves Pinellas County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
PCHA Apartment Communities Open Indefinitely
Pinellas County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Landings at Cross Bayou 1-Bedroom Closed

Open Pinellas County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: PCHA Apartment Communities Waiting List

The Pinellas County Housing Authority (PCHA) is currently accepting applications for various apartment waiting lists. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, visit the PCHA page here, an click on the link for a community with an open waiting list.

For more information, visit the PCHA website, or call the office at at (727) 443-7684.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 7274437684.

Last Updated on 05/24/2018.

Other Pinellas County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Pinellas County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Pinellas County Housing Authority (PCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when the waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the PCHA website, or call the office at at (727) 443-7684.

Last Updated on 03/29/2017.

Closed: Landings at Cross Bayou 1-Bedroom Waiting List

The Pinellas County Housing Authority (PCHA) waiting list for The Landings at Cross Bayou is currently closed. The 1-Bedroom waiting list was last open from May until July 2018. 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 .

For more information, visit the PCHA website, or call the office at at (727) 443-7684.

Last Updated on 07/31/2018.

About Pinellas County Housing Authority

More information about Pinellas County Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://pinellashousing.com/.

How To Check Your Waiting List Status

You can check your waiting list status online at https://www.hmsforweb.com/owl/login.php.

You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (727)-450-2111.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/19/2018, it is not known if Pinellas County Housing Authority is aborbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

About the Pinellas County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Pinellas County Housing Authority manages 3,411 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 2,657 34 72 482
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $649 $493 $549 $585
Monthly Cost $1,725,349 $16,747 $39,506 $281,974

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Pinellas County 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 15% having issued approximately 223 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 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 14 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $14,081 per year. 90% of households were very low income (VLI) and 58% were extremely low income (ELI). 30% 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 66% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 49% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 26% 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.

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. 72% of all households were headed by a female.

57% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 44% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Pinellas County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% include at least one person with a disability. 35% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 57% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

39% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 34% with 2 bedrooms and 27% 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 Pinellas County Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $343 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $739. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $149.



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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