Thank for your interest in Public Housing. The PCHA provides and facilitates affordable housing for 450 apartment homes. Public Housing was established to provide safe, clean and affordable rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities. Public Housing comes in all sizes and types of apartment homes from one to five bedrooms in six different locations throughout Panama City.
Below are a few Frequently Asked Questions about Public Housing.
What is Public Housing?
Public Housing was established to provide safe, clean and affordable rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities.
Who is Eligible?
Public Housing is limited to low-income families and individuals. PCHA determines your eligibility based on income and qualifying as elderly, family and/or a person with a disability.
If you are eligible, PCHA will check your background for criminal history, credit as it relates to your rental history and references from past Landlords.
Where is the PCHA office located where I would apply?
804 East 15th Street Panama City, FL 32405
How do I apply?
If you are interested in applying for public housing, you must complete a pre-application form in our office. With this we will require a copy of a government issued picture ID and social security card for every person on your application who is 18 years of age or older. This pre-application will place you on our waiting list.
*** The waiting list is currently closed for 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartment homes.***
What if I need to make changes to my application?
Please contact our office asap if any of your information has changed. It is imperative that your phone and address information is kept current with PCHA so we may contact you when you have been selected. Without current information and we are unable to contact you; you may miss your opportunity for public housing.
When will I be notified?
The official notification will be made by mail. Once your name is reached on the waiting list, PCHA will mail a selection letter to you. This letter will provide you with the next steps in the application process.