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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

$60.8 Million Emergency Rental Assistance 2.3 (ERAP 2.3) Applications Launch Monday, March 1

Rental assistance for families facing financial hardship due to COVID-19.


Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and Commissioner Raquel A. Regalado host the celebration of the redevelopment for Smathers Plaza

Smathers Plaza is a mixed-income housing development for seniors.


Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Commissioner Eileen Higgins, and The Related Group to host Redevelopment Ceremony at Robert King High Towers in District 5

This redevelopment project includes the rehabilitation of 315 public housing units and a renovation of the community center, which is used as a main dining and activities center for the elderly residents of the community.


Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson to host Grand Opening of Liberty Square Phase Two

The inclusive redevelopment of the historic 9-block, 57-acre Liberty Square public housing development is tranforming the Liberty City neighborhood.


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.