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Tri-County Community Council

302 N Oklahoma Street
Bonifay, Holmes County, Florida 32425

Tri-County Community Council is a Public Housing Agency in Bonifay, Florida that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of May 28th, 2020, Tri-County Community Council has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Washington County, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Tri-County Community Council serves Washington County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Washington County, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Tri-County Community Council Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some upcoming waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, expect a long wait time (days or weeks) for a response.

Tri-County Community Council Website: http://tricountycommunitycouncil.com/.

Tri-County Community Council Phone: (850) 638-4520.

Open Until Further Notice: Washington County, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Tri-County Community Council (TCCC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open indefinitely.

There are three ways to apply:

  1. Call the TCCC office at (850) 638-4520, Ext. 25 to request an application be mailed to you.
  2. Pick up an application at 623 Highway 273, Chipley, FL 32428.
  3. Mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to the TCCC at PO Box 1210, Bonifay, FL 32425 to request an application be mailed to you.

Once the application has been completed, applicants can:

  1. Call (850) 638-4520, Ext. 25 to schedule an interview appointment.
  2. Mail the application to the TCCC at PO Box 1210, Bonifay, FL 32425.

There are no preferences.

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

For more information, visit the TCCC website, or call the office at (850) 638-4520.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (850)638-4520.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 02/22/2017.

About Tri-County Community Council

More information about Tri-County Community Council can be found on its website at http://tricountycommunitycouncil.com/.

Representatives of Tri-County Community Council may be available by phone at (850) 638-4520. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/28/2020, it is not known if Tri-County Community Council 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 Tri-County Community Council Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Tri-County Community Council manages 99 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2018:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 98 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $379 $823
Monthly Cost $37,134 $823

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Tri-County Community Council

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 20% having issued approximately 6 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 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 4 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.9 persons and has a household income of $10,694 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 65% were extremely low income (ELI). 30% of households had wages as a major source of income, 12% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 55% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

6% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 59% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 12% 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.

60% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 54% of households with children have a female head of household. 82% of all households were headed by a female.

62% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 58% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Tri-County Community Council Housing Choice Voucher program, 12% include at least one person with a disability. 32% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 31% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

5% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 54% with 3 or more bedrooms. 37% 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 Tri-County Community Council voucher holders in 2016 was $260 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $549. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $104.



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.