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Hurricane Irma

As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

Affordable Housing Resources

Below are online housing resources and existing housing programs currently available. Please note that some programs have waiting lists and may currently be closed for new applications.



HUD Resource Locator

HUD Resource Locator offers real-time HUD housing information at the fingertips of people looking to quickly connect with building managers, public housing authority representatives, and property management companies to inquire about housing availability and other housing-related questions.

Community Assessment Reporting Tool  (CART)

On December 6, 2016, HUD launched a new community investment tool that allows a snapshot of HUD's investments at the community level. The Community Assessment Reporting Tool (CART) shows a wide variety of HUD investments by city, county, state, metropolitan area or congressional district.




Housing Locator

Allows customized searches for available local rental or for sale housing based on bedroom size and rent range/price range. Includes photos and helpful tools.

Go Section 8

PHCD has partnered with GoSection8 to provide an user friendly way to list rental properties online. Listings are available to potential Housing Choice Voucher participants who are seeking apartments, duplexes, single family homes or townhomes in the private market. Help is also provided via a toll-free number 1-888-466-7328.



Do you want to learn more about Landlord/Tenant Law in Florida?

Renters and property owners will find valuable information on Florida’s Landlord/Tenant Law -as provided by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services- including what to know before renting, oral and written rental agreements, deposit and rent requirements, responsibilities, access to the premises, failure to meet obligations, notice when moving, and military service. The link below also provides the full Florida Statute and printable brochure in English and Spanish.

Landlord/Tenant Law in Florida (visit the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services)


New Affordable Housing in Miami-Dade County

In compliance with Miami-Dade County Resolution No. R-34-15PDF (1.06 MB), adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on January 21, 2015, the Public Housing and Community Development Department will provide information for the public regarding new affordable housing properties constructed through programs such as the Documentary Stamp Surtax, Home Investment Partnership Program, State Housing Initiative Partnership, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, and General Obligation Bond Program and any other affordable housing programs.

Upon receipt from of information from the affordable development community, this page will be regularly updated with information including, but not limited to the number of units, bedroom size, rental or sales prices of such rental or homeownership units at the start of any sales or leasing activity so that residents will have the opportunity to apply for affordable housing funded in part though one or more housing programs.


Affordable Housing

Miami-Dade County has provided funding to developers to build and/or rehabilitate housing in our community. The owners of these properties maintain their own waiting list and application requirements.  Order by Project Name PDF  Order by Zip Code PDF

PHCD’s Mixed Income Properties

Portfolio of mixed-income affordable communities which accept onsite applications.

Miami-Dade Housing Finance Authority

Listing of affordable rental housing through HFA’s Multifamily Rental Program, Developers of multifamily housing receive low interest rate loans to produce new or rehabilitated housing and agree to provide rents at affordable rates for persons of low and moderate income.

Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Created by the Florida Legislature to help Floridians obtain safe, decent and affordable housing. Site has an online affordable housing locator service to find affordable rental housing around the state.

Housing Assistance Network of Dade (HAND)

Citrus Health Network is the lead agency in the Housing Assistance Network of Dade (HAND) program, a multiagency partnership with Miami-Dade County and local municipalities making an effort to prevent homelessness by providing temporary rental assistance for eligible low-income individuals and families who are currently homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.

See flier for eligibility, criteria for rental assistance, documentation needed and where to apply.

Neighborhood Stabilization Program

The County acquired 50 single family homes for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program and has sold 45 homes to date. Only a few homes are currently available on a first-come first-served basis to any eligible buyer. Homeownership assistance is available for the purchase of County-owned NSP homes.

Infill Housing Program

The Infill Housing Program’s main goal is to increase the availability of affordable housing by partnering with qualified developers to build new homes on vacant lots and providing homeownership opportunity for very-low, low- and moderate-income households within Infill target areas. First-time homebuyers must meet eligibility income and other requirements. See the links below for locations where infill homes are being developed, current homes for sale, and participating infill developers.

Public Housing Program

HUD-funded project-based rental program with 9,200+ public housing units in Miami-Dade County. Listing includes the address, development name, number of elderly and family units. PHCD maintains the wait list which is currently closed.

Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Program

HUD-funded project-based rental assistance program with 2,030 units for low income families. Assistance is limited to properties previously rehabilitated pursuant to a housing assistance payments contract between an owner and a public housing agency. PHCD manages the wait list for this program. Currently, closed for new applications.

Section 8 New Construction Program

HUD-funded project-based program with 536 units provide rental subsidies for eligible families and individuals residing in newly constructed or rehabilitated apartment projects. PHCD has authorized a private management firm to provide property management services and the site-based wait list is opened as needed.

General Obligation Bond Program

General Obligation Bond Program helps to finance government capital improvement projects such as those included in the Building Better Communities Bond Program which allows the County to issue long-term bonds to fund more than 300 neighborhood and regional capital projects (including new housing) to be completed over the next 15 years.

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