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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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Link-Up and Lifeline Florida Assistance Programs are designed to ensure that all residents of Florida have affordable access to telephone service and connections in their homes. Customers of participating telecommunications providers can now apply online using the Public Service Commission Secure On-line Application Form.
- Miami-Dade County's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is currently assisting income eligible residents with payment of their gas and/or electric bill.
- In light of recent events in the financial markets, many residents are concerned about the security of their funds as well as the stability of their financial institutions. Protect your life savings against economic volatility by staying aware and informed of your choices and options.
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 ).
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