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Public Housing

Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development administers Federal aid and Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development manages the housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford.

Section 8 / Housing Choice Voucher Program

The housing choice voucher program provides assistsance on behalf of very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled. Participents find their own housing in the private market and are not limited to units located in subsidized housing projects.

Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development receive federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to administer the voucher program.

News & Events

Miami-Dade County's Emergency Rental Assistance Program continues to accept applications

Online applications for Phase 2 of this in-demand program can be submitted starting at 5 p.m. on October 21, 2020.

 

Miami-Dade County issues $10 million of CARES Act funds to residential landlords and tenants

Landlords and tenants of Miami-Dade County who have experienced loss of income due to COVID-19 are now eligible for relief funds.

 

Miami-Dade County issues $15 million of CARES Act funds to support Active Military and Veterans

Residential Active Military and Veterans who have experienced a loss or reduction in income due to COVID-19 are now eligible for relief funds.

 

Miami-Dade County launches Small Business Assistance Forgivable Loan Program

County program to help those not receiving other previous assistance.

 

About Us

We manage more than 8,000 public housing apartments and provide financial help through the federal Section 8 program to more than 18,000 families.

Our support services include assisted living facilities for the elderly and self-sufficiency programs for our tenants.

We rely on federal and state grant programs to fund our programs. We work closely with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) on our public housing and, with the State of Florida, the development of affordable housing.