- Public Housing -
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Flagler County Housing will be accepting applications online for the Low-Rent Public Housing Program for the 3, 4 & 5 bedroom units only beginning at 8:30 AM on Friday, October 23, 2020. It will remain open until 50 applications have been received per bedroom unit size.
Applications can be accessed online on 10-23-2020 and must be submitted online by clicking here.
or the link may be accessed through our website by clicking here.
Applications can only be provided online or by advanced written request to the Flagler County Housing Authority, P.O. Box 188, Bunnell, FL 32110-0188. Paper applications are offered as a Reasonable Accommodation for elderly & disabled applications only with verification of Social Security Income & must be requested before October 9, 2020. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE AGENCY.
Once the waiting list is closed, applicants will be placed in ranking order according to date & time of application.
WE ARE PROVIDING ACCESS TO INTERNET & COMPUTERS:
To ensure availability & access to the online system, the Flagler County Housing Authority will have 2 computers available at our Resource Center, 502 South Bacher Street, Bunnell, Fl 32110 from 8:30-11:45 AM.
The Public Housing Authority will reference the following standards to determine the appropriate unit bedroom size for a family:
WHAT IS PUBLIC HOUSING?
Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Public housing is limited to low-income families and individuals. A Housing Authority (HA) determines your eligibility based on:
1) annual gross income
2) whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability, or as a family
3) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.
If you are eligible, the HA will check your references to make sure you and your family will be good tenants. HAs will deny admission to any applicant whose habits and practices may be expected to have a detrimental effect on other tenants or on the project's environment.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Applications are available online ONLY when the wait-list is open. It will open on October 23, 2020 at 8:30am.
Applications will only be provided and available online BEGINNING OCTOBER 23, 2020 AT 8:30AM AND WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 50 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED FOR EACH BEDROOM UNIT SIZE. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE AGENCY!
Paper applications will only be offered as a Reasonable Accommodation to elderly & disabled applicants only
Requests for paper applications must be requested before October 9, 2020
Any eldery or disabled applicant who desire a paper application must submit verification of their Social Security Income with their written request for a paper application
Requests for a paper application must be in writing and mailed via postal mail to the Flagler County Housing Authority at P.O. Box 188, Bunnell, FL 32110-0188 and must be received before October 9, 2020.
HOW IS RENT DETERMINED?
Your rent in this program, would be based on your family's anticipated gross annual income less deductions, if any.
The U.S. Department of Housing and urban Development (HUD) administers Federal aid to this agency for affordable housing at rents families can afford. Our housing inventory consists of the 3 sites that surround our office at 414 S. Bacher Street, Bunnell, FL.
FCHA OPERATIONS COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update 9/04/2020:
The Flagler County Housing Authority office is closed to the public due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
In our desire to provide adequate services, paperwork can be submitted at our walk-up window. (M-F 8:30am-4:30pm)
For Public Housing residents:
Residents are to call in emergency work orders using the office number or after hours emergency number
Rents will be taken at the walk-up window
Residents who've experienced a loss in income due to the pandemic, please contact the office immediately and provide the required verification.
To help protect you and your family, we are monitoring the recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to ensure that you receive the best and most up-to-date information. Click here for the latest available information.