Alachua County, FL

Housing Authorities

There are 2 Housing Authorities that serve Alachua County, FL. You can give them a call or send an email to see which PHA has jurisdiction in your area.


Housing Authorities Alachua County, FL

There are 2 Housing Authorities listed below for Alachua County. Click on the "+" below to view each HAs. Call to inquire about their jurisdiction.

1900 Se 4Th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641
FL063 combined Alachua


(352) 872-5502 ext. 7119
(352) 872-8801


Lauren Poe
Angela Tharpe
Board Chairperson
Pamela Davis
Executive Director

Alachua County
703 Ne 1St Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
FL070 combined Alachua


(352) 372-2549 ext. 515
(352) 373-4097


Packer Sheldon
Board Chairperson
Kenneth Armstrong
Executive Director

How can Housing Authorities Help?

Housing Authorities (also called "Public Housing Authorities" or "Public Housing Agencies") are privately run, non-profit organizations in charge of overseeing public housing programs in a county or metro area.

Although they are privately run, Housing Authorities are government sanctioned and federally funded.

Alachua County

Alachua County has 2 Housing Authorities. You can call or email them to see which PHA serves your area. Find their contact information above.

PHAs may do just the Housing Voucher Choice Program (Section 8), low-rent public housing, or both.

Wait Lists

There is a widespread shortage of affordable public housing in Florida. Most PHAs have a wait list of 1-2 years or more. PHAs may close the wait list when the list is too long.

You may consider checking PHAs in surrounding areas if you do not mind living in a nearby county.

Public Housing Authorities are free and are there to help you find affordable housing. Feel free to reach out to several housing authorities if needed.

Housing Authorities on this page apply to the following cities in Alachua County, Florida: Gainesville, Newberry, Alachua, High Springs, Hawthorne, Archer, Micanopy, Waldo, La Crosse, Earleton, Evinston, and Island Grove.

These housing authorities apply to the following ZIP codes in Alachua County, Florida: 32608, 32605, 32607, 32606, 32609, 32653, 32669, 32615, 32641, 32601, 32643, 32640, 32618, 32667, 32616, 32655, 32603, 32694, 32614, and 32602.

Alachua County, FL is considered part of the following metro area: GAINESVILLE, FL.

Other counties in the same metro area are: Alachua County, FL and Alachua County, FL.

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Housing Authorities are approved by the HUD.

Last updated on February 25, 2020