Housing Notice

2016 Fair Housing Expo

To celebrate Fair Housing Month, the 2016 Fair Housing Expo is set for April 21 at the Martin Luther King Jr. multipurpose center. The event, at 1028 NE 14th St. in Gainesville, runs from 9 a.m. until noon. It’s free and open to the public. The county and city equal opportunity offices, housing authorities and housing divisions are the host agencies.

The theme for this year’s expo is “Shared Opportunity in Every Community.” The expo showcases lenders, services, housing programs, realtors, landlords, builders, and other housing professionals and promotes awareness of fair and equal opportunities in housing.

For more information or to reserve a vendor table, contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275.  Alachua County Housing Authority Office will be Closed Thursday, April 27 8am to 1pm for Fair Housing Expo.

The Gainesville Sun



Two – Three Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Opening – Only Mail-In Applications

This notice is to advise that the Alachua County Housing Authority (ACHA) will be closing the two and three bedroom waiting list on March 31, 2017 at 4:00PM  Therefore, at that time we will no longer be accepting applications for these waiting list.


Four and Five-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Opening – Appointment Only

This notice is to advise that the Alachua County Housing Authority (ACHA) will be accepting applications for families that qualify for a four and five (4 and 5) bedroom units. Interested applicants may apply Monday – Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Applications will be taken at the ACHA offices located at 703 NE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601.

Please be advised that ALL adult household members must fill out necessary application documents. Additionally, each applicant must bring ALL household members social security cards, birth certificates and current photo identification for any member 18 years of age or older. Criminal background screenings will be conducted on all adult household members. Applicants already on waiting lists for other housing programs must apply separately for this program and such applicants will not lose their place on other waiting lists when they apply for public housing. For more information or if a reasonable accommodation is needed for a person with disability, please call (352)372-2549  ext 532 or ext 541.

Housing Application Packet -Download (Printable 8.5 x 14  Legal)



As stated in the HUD Federal Regulation 24CFR 966.5 Posting of policies, rules and regulations, schedules of special charges for services, repairs and utilities and rules and regulations which are required to be incorporated in the lease by reference shall be publicly posted in the conspicuous manner in the Development Office and shall be furnished to applicants and tenants upon request.  This regulation further provides that such schedules, rules and regulations may be modified from time to time by the PHA provided that the PHA shall give at least a 30-day written notice to each affected tenant setting forth the proposed modifications, the reasons therefore, and providing the tenant an opportunity to present written comments which shall be taken into consideration by the PHA prior to the proposed modification becoming effective.


Tenant Charge List Revision –  Download PDF

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