The Orlando Housing Authority administers various rental assistance programs in the public and private sector.
What programs are available?
In order to receive housing assistance,
an applicant must meet all basic eligibility requirements.
The applicant must be defined as a family and must be
income-eligible to participate in the rental assistance programs; this
also includes single persons.
The Admissions & Occupancy
Department determines who is eligible to receive assistance under each
The Admissions & Occupancy Department determines who is eligible to receive assistance under each specific program.
Applicants who apply for housing
assistance are placed on a waiting list for the program in which they
apply. Tenant Selection is based on housing needs and
preferences. Applicants with
no local preference are placed on the waiting list with a “no
When can I complete an application?
The Section 8 Program Waiting List is closed for new applicants. Public Housing “pre-applications” can be submitted online at our website at www.orl-oha.org. On Wednesdays, Orlando Housing Authority staff will be available to provide technical assistance to help applicants complete the online (computer based) pre-applications for public housing between 12 noon to 5 p.m., at the OHA’s Admissions Department, located at 300 ½ Reeves Court, Orlando, Florida 32803.
What are local preferences?
here for more information.