Ocala Housing Authority


Ocala Housing Authority, where we make our housing your home

The Ocala Housing Authority is committed to improving the lives of the low and moderate income families of the Marion County, Florida area by providing the opportunity for self-sufficiency through safe and secure housing.

Ocala Housing Authority Mission:

The Ocala Housing Authority is committed to providing and expanding safe, decent, and sanitary housing in the most cost efficient manner, to the residents of Marion County; and to provide economic opportunities and housing free from illegal discrimination; and to build better neighborhoods by providing comprehensive opportunities for our residents through partnerships and networking within our community. Click Here to Learn More About Us!

Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing Waiting Lists

Please click here to view your status (position) on the waiting list, Or, you can call: 501-404-4133 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

We have reached our maximum number of applications for the Public Housing waitlist, and we are no longer accepting applications. Applications do not need to be printed and mailed at this time. Staff will print and have applicant sign at intake appointment once name is selected from waitlist. Applicants may check their status on waitlist after February 1, 2019.

HCV Waitlist Opening FlyerThe Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waitlist will be opening on January 15, 2019. It will be open until January 31, 2019 OR until 2000 applications have been received (whichever comes first).

  • When applying online, applicants will need the following for all household members: income, social security numbers and date of birth.
  • Any individual who is income qualified is eligible to be placed on the waiting list. Other eligibility criteria will be required when name is selected from waiting list.
    If you need special accommodations, please call Jacalyn Brown at 352-620-3350.
  • OHA has bilingual staff available for translation assistance.

You can apply here:

1 Person: $18,700
2 Persons: $21,400
3 Persons: $24,050
4 Persons: $26,700
5 Persons: $28,850
6 Persons: $31,000

No paper applications will be accepted on site. Computers available for use at:

Ocala Housing Authority
1629 NW 4th Street
Ocala, FL 34475
M-F: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM & 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Career Source
2703 NE 14th Street
Ocala, FL 34470
M-F: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Marion County Homeless Council
108 N Magnolia Ave
Ocala, FL 34475
M-F: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Ocala Family Resource Center
215 NW Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave
Ocala, FL 34475
M-F: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Shepherd’s Lighthouse
5930 SE Robinson Road
Belleview, Florida 34420
M-F: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Interfaith Emergency Services
108 N Pine Ave
Ocala, FL 34478
M-F: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Early Learning Coalition
2300 SW 17th Rd
Ocala, FL 34471
M-Th: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
F: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Ocala Public Library (all locations)
Hours vary by location

Click here for Fair Housing information.

Board Meeting Update

The next meeting of the Ocala Housing Authority’s (OHA) Board of Commissioners is scheduled for December 17, 2018, at 6:00 PM at Golden Corral, 2111 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474.

Marion County, Ocala Housing Authority, and City of Ocala Florida, Public Hearing Notice and Draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Available for Review and Comment

Marion County, Ocala Housing Authority, and City of Ocala are soliciting comments on its draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI). The AI is a review of barriers that affect the rights of fair housing choice and is required by HUD as a condition of receipt of HUD funds.

Public Comment Period
The draft Analysis of Impediments will be available for public review and comment from November 9, 2018 to December 9, 2018. Copies of the AI may be downloaded from the Marion County, Community Services website, http://www.marioncountyfl.org, or may be viewed at the Marion County Public Library, located at 2770 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala FL 34470 or the Marion County Community Services office, located at 2710 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala FL 34470.

Public Hearing Notice
A public hearing is scheduled to present information on the draft AI and receive comments from the public regarding the draft. The hearing will be held at 3:00 p.m., on December 4, 2018 at United Way of Marion County, which is located at 1401 NE 2nd Street, Ocala, Fl. 34470.

Written Comments
The views of citizens, public agencies and other interested parties are encouraged. Marion County, Ocala Housing Authority, and City of Ocala will receive written comments with respect to the proposed Analysis of Impediments until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 26, 2018. Comments or questions may be directed to the attention of Mr. Donnie Mitchell, Housing Grant Manager, at: Community Services, 2710 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470. Alternatively, any comments may be emailed to donnie.mitchell@marioncountyfl.org.

Other Information
Persons with special needs or accommodations relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language should contact Public Resources at (352) 243-2300, or 711 for teletypewriter (TTY)









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The Ocala Housing Authority offers the Marion County community many housing services. Click above to see how we can help make your dreams a reality. The Ocala Housing Authority has many types of homes for rent and ownership. Click above to view some of our currently available properties in Marion County.
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