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Public Housing Resident Services

Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development's (PHCD) Resident Services Unit (RSU) serves as an advocate for resident issues on behalf of the Agency by developing supportive professional relationships with residents and Resident Councils. 

RSU staff advocates for, and assists residents with, attaining self-sufficiency through strategic partnerships with public and private service providers to overcome social and economic obstacles. RSU is responsible for facilitating the provision of life enrichment services and activities and fostering positive relationships between residents and the Agency.

Crime Reduction Initiative

Miami-Dade County's Crime Reduction Initiative is an innovative approach to crime reduction and community empowerment involving a coordinated effort by local law enforcement, social service providers and the County.

Resident Councils

The role of a Resident Council is to improve the quality of life and resident satisfaction and participate in self-help initiatives to enable residents to create a positive living environment for families in public housing. Resident councils may actively participate through a working partnership with PHCD to advise and assist in all aspects of public housing operations.

Jobs

Learn about available resources to search for jobs and research training opportunities.

Section 3 Jobs

This referral program will be used for Section 3 residents to vendors awarded Section 3 covered contracts upon request.

Online rent payments

Pay your rent in a matter of minutes by just providing your client number, unit number and credit or debit card information. This rent payment method is safe, quick and convenient. If you experience any problems with your payment please email mdphaerent@miamidade.gov.

Resident's Corner

Resident's Digest -- A Public Housing newsletter
Take a look at the current issue of Resident's Digest, a quarterly newsletter for our Public Housing residents featuring recent accomplishments, community activities, and upcoming public events.

Money-saving programs

Help for healthcare prescriptions
The Florida Discount Drug Card Program is designed to lower the cost of prescriptions for Florida residents who have no drug insurance coverage. You may qualify if you are age 60 and older or if you are under age 60 with a total family income under 300 percent of the federal poverty level. For more information, call 1-866-341-8894 (TTY Users may call 1-866-763-9630).

Protect your family from lead in your home
Many houses and apartments built before 1978 have paint that contains high levels of lead (called lead based paint). Lead from paint, chips and dust can pose serious health hazards if not taken care of properly.
Read Simple Steps to Protect your Family from Lead Intoxication  (en Español ).

If you cannot view PDF Get Acrobat! files, you can download Acrobat Reader  for free from Adobe Systems, Inc. In order to use PDF files, you must have Acrobat installed on your computer.

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