About Titusville Housing Authority

The Titusville Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Titusville, Florida.

The Titusville Housing Authority serves Titusville.

Titusville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The Titusville Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

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

There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Request an application to be mailed to you by  321-267-7288, during normal office hours.
2. Visit the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 524 S. Hopkins Ave., Titusville, FL 32796, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, proof of assets, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: elderly, disabled, working families, or veteran.

For more information the housing authority can be reached by calling 321-267-7288, during normal office hours.

Summary

  • What: Titusville Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Veterans. Working/Employed. Persons with Disabilities.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.


About the Titusville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Titusville Housing Authority manages 707 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 Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 300 13 271 123
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $443 $567 $419 $479
Monthly Cost $133,030 $7,369 $113,475 $58,890

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Titusville 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 21% having issued approximately 34 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 8 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 $13,645 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 61% were extremely low income (ELI). 26% 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 74% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 49% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 33% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 13% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

41% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 35% of households with children have a female head of household. 60% of all households were headed by a female.

65% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 59% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Titusville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 30% include at least one person with a disability. 51% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 66% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

28% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 44% with 2 bedrooms and 29% with 3 or more bedrooms. 28% 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 Titusville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $351 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $587. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $124.



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 Operated by Titusville Housing Authority

405 Indian River Ave
Titusville Towers is a 121 unit low income housing apartment community in Titusville.
502 Collins Ave
No Name is a 134 unit low income housing apartment community in Titusville.
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Affordable Apartments near Titusville Housing Authority

1023 South Park Avenue
Park Villas is a 160 unit low income housing apartment community in Titusville.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Titusville.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
911 S Park Avenue
Royal Palms Senior is a 96 unit low income housing apartment community in Titusville.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Titusville.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
1040 Tree Ln
Emerald Place Apartments of Brevard, Ltd is a 136 unit low income housing apartment community in Titusville.