Panama City Housing Authority

804 E. 15th St., Panama City, FL, 32405
(850) 769-2358

Bay County

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About Panama City Housing Authority

The Panama City Housing Authority ("PHA") was organized pursuant to Chapter 421 of the Florida Statutes on May 23, 1950 for the purpose of providing low-income housing for the residents of the City of Panama City. The City Commission appoints a board of commissioners who in turn hire an Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for all activities within the scope of the PHA and is accountable to the PHA Board of Commissioners for those activities. Members of the five-member board serve four-year terms.

Program Summary for Panama City Housing Authority

Panama City Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Panama City Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 450 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Panama City Housing Authority administered a total of 468 Section 8 Vouchers. Panama City Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Panama City Housing Authority is located at 804 E. 15th St., Panama City, FL, 32405 and serves the city of Panama City. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Panama City Housing Authority at, (850) 769-2358 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Panama City Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 2
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 468
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 450
Waiting list for the Panama City Housing Authority is currently Open

2017 Income Limits for Bay County, FL

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Bay County, FL:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $19,350
  • $22,100
  • $24,850
  • $27,600
  • $29,850
  • $32,050
  • $34,250
  • $36,450
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $11,880
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,050
  • $34,250
  • $36,450
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $30,950
  • $35,350
  • $39,750
  • $44,150
  • $47,700
  • $51,250
  • $54,750
  • $58,300

2017 Fair Market Rents for Bay County, FL

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Bay County, FL:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$693 $813 $949 $1359 $1609

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Springfield Housing Authority Springfield Housing Authority Springfield FL 446 40 Open 2.38 Miles Contact
Chipley Housing Authority Chipley Housing Authority Chipley FL N/A N/A Open 42.73 Miles Contact
Washington County Housing Authority Washington County Housing Authority Bonifay FL 155 N/A Open 42.89 Miles Contact
Holmes County Housing Authority Holmes County Housing Authority Bonifay FL 194 N/A Open 43.3 Miles Contact
Defuniak Springs Housing Authority Defuniak Springs Housing Authority Defuniak Springs FL N/A N/A Open 46.26 Miles Contact
Walton County Housing Agency Walton County Housing Agency DeFuniak Springs FL 374 N/A Open 46.32 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Panama City Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Bay County Quick Facts

Population: 178,985
Persons Per Household: 2.48
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 31.1%
Homeownership Rate: 62.5%
Housing Units: 99,575
Yearly Income Per Person: $24,498
Median Household Income: $47,461