Tampa Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Hillsborough County, Florida.

Waiting List
Open Soon: City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, Florida Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Hillsborough County, Florida Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 5-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Tampa Housing Authority Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Tampa Housing Authority Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 1-Bedroom, Elderly and Homeless Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 2-Bedroom, Elderly and Homeless Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Open Soon: City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, Florida Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Tampa Housing Authority (THA) will accept Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from March 4, 2024 at 8:00 am, until March 29, 2024 at 5:00 pm ET. 

Please note: According to the THA " The mainstream rental assistance waitlist is open ONLY to applicants that are considered nonelderly (age 18-61) and who have a disability."

To apply while the waiting list is open, complete the online application.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Transitioning out of institutional or other separated settings
  • At risk of institutionalization
  • Homeless or risk of being homeless

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

For more information, visit the THA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the THA official Facebook public notice on February 6, 2024. 

Closed: Hillsborough County, Florida Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Tampa Housing Authority (THA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The THA last accepted applications from October 4, 2021, until October 8, 2021. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

3,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the THA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the THA public notice on September 7, 2021.

Closed: 5-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Tampa Housing Authority (THA) last accepted Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 5-Bedroom apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of September, 2021, until October 6, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the THA website.

Sources: This information was verified by THA on September 28, 2023.

Closed: Tampa Housing Authority Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Tampa Housing Authority (THA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments is closed.

The THA last accepted applications for this waiting list since at least September 2021, until an unconfirmed close date. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how selected applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the THA website.

Sources: This information was verified by THA on August 10, 2022.

Closed: Tampa Housing Authority Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Tampa Housing Authority (THA) last accepted Elderly Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for Studio apartments from June 17, 2022, until the earliest confirmed closed date of September 28, 2023. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the THA, this waiting list was for applicants who are an "Elderly Head of Household (62 Years or Older)."

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

There were no preferences.

It was not known how selected applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the THA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the THA on September 28, 2023.

Closed: 1-Bedroom, Elderly and Homeless Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Tampa Housing Authority (THA) last accepted Elderly and Homeless Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 1-Bedroom apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of September 28, 2023, until October 6, 2023. There is no noitce when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the THA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the THA Waitist Information page on September 28, 2023.

Closed: 2-Bedroom, Elderly and Homeless Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Tampa Housing Authority (THA) last accepted Elderly and Homeless Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 2-Bedroom apartments from September 29, 2023, until December 22, 2023. There is no noitce when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the THA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the THA public notice on September 28, 2023.

About The Agency

Tampa Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 11,420 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

5301 West Cypress Street, Tampa, FL

Visit Website(813) 341-9101

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Tampa Housing Authority?

Tampa Housing Authority serves 10,695 low-income households. The agency manages 11,379 Housing Choice Vouchers and 113 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Tampa Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 70 percent of households served by Tampa Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 91 percent of Tampa Housing Authority households.

How many Tampa Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 3,101 households and make up 29 percent of households served by Tampa Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Tampa Housing Authority?

There are 8769 female-headed renter households living in Tampa Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 82% of those served by the Tampa Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Tampa Housing Authority renters?

Black 6,845
White 963
Hispanic 2,781

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Tampa Housing Authority?

There are 3208 households headed by seniors served by the Tampa Housing Authority. Senior households are 30% of households in Tampa Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Tampa Housing Authority housing?

There are 2566 persons with disabilities living in Tampa Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 24% of households served by the Tampa Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Tampa Housing Authority?

The Tampa Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Tampa Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Tampa Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on October 4, 2021 and closed on October 8, 2021.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Tampa Housing Authority

Gardens At Southbay

6720 S Lois Ave , Tampa, Florida 33616

Azzarelli

5038 Temple Heights Rd, Tampa, Florida 33617

James Cole Village

4011 N 39TH ST, Tampa, Florida 33610

Cypress Landing

11740 N 15TH ST, Tampa, Florida 33612

Scruggs Manor

11201 N 22ND ST, Tampa, Florida 33612

Palm Terrace Assisted Living Facility & Adult Day Care

5121 SERENA DR, Tampa, Florida 33617

J L Young Garden

8220 N FLORIDA AVE, Tampa, Florida 33604

Azzarelli

5038 E TEMPLE HEIGHTS RD, Tampa, Florida 33617

The Arbors at Rubin E. Padgett Estates

4714 S TRASK ST, Tampa, Florida 33611

Oaks at Riverview

202 E Broad St, Tampa, Florida 33604

Belmont Heights Estates, Phase III

3801 N 22nd St, Tampa, Florida 33610

Belmont Phase I

2101 E 26th Ave, Tampa, Florida 33605

Belmont Phase II

3509 N 20th St, Tampa, Florida 33605

Bay Ceia

3424 S Macdill Ave, Tampa, Florida 33629

Shimberg, C Blythe

1314 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, Florida 33604

Azeele, Soho, St Louis St Conrad, Arbors

4728 S Trask St, Tampa, Florida 33611

Scruggs, Jl Young Annex

8218 N Florida Ave, Tampa, Florida 33604

Seminole, Squire Villa

5918 N Rome Ave, Tampa, Florida 33604

North Boulevard Mary Bethune Homes

1515 W Union St, Tampa, Florida 33607

Robles Park Village

407 E Nordica St, Tampa, Florida 33603

North Blvd Homes

1310 1/2 W Spruce St, Tampa, Florida 33607