Ocala Housing Authority

This is a picture of the CEO, Dr. Gwendolyn B. Dawson.

Ocala Housing Authority, where we make our housing your home

As of August 2, 2021, Ocala Housing Authority has reopened by appointment only. Landlords/Property Managers are the only visitors allowed as walk-ins without appointments.


Board Meeting

Monday, November 29th at 6pm

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86549204955?pwd=a3ROcEttdExzUHljVlpZZW9mSEZWUT09

Meeting ID: 865 4920 4955
Passcode: 589068


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!


 
EHV Flyer

FUP Program Flyer PDF


Announcements

The Ocala Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 25, 2021, at 6:00 pm. The public may access the meeting via Zoom. Click Here for the Zoom link!

 

Aunt Bertha

Aunt Bertha is a user-friendly search engine that makes finding assistance in your area easier. Aunt Bertha is the leading referral platform for social services in America, serving the biggest cities and smallest towns. The website includes data and contact information for every federal, state, county, city, community, charity program information — all in one place. This online social care network is now available to connect people to resources they may need during the pandemic. It connects people seeking help and the verified social care providers that serve them, with dignity and ease. Aunt Bertha makes it easy for people to find social services in their communities, for nonprofits to coordinate their efforts, and for organizations to integrate social care into the work they already do. Aunt Bertha serves millions of users and its platform is used in a wide range of industries including education, government, housing, healthcare, food, and transportation. Just enter a zip code and Aunt Bertha takes care of the rest, searching for programs based on need, like education, cash assistance, food, health care, housing and employment.

More information on Aunt Bertha, please visit https://kidscentralconnect.auntbertha.com/

Ocala Housing Authority Newsletter

Resident Services Newsletter July 2021

Welcome to our monthly Newsletter! This is our opportunity to share with you the latest information on Resident Services. Check it out!

 

Public Housing Waiting List Closed

We have reached our 1,000 maximum number of Public Housing Waiting List applications and the Waiting List is closed.

Ocala Mother of Four gets Career Boost with Car Donation

Jessica Martinez’s face mask couldn’t hide her joy Tuesday as the single mom of four accepted the keys to a silver 2009 Honda Civic donated by an Ocala couple who sought to help change a life.
CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE

Marion County groups help former inmates return to society

John Hammond could have been another statistic. According to Florida Department of Corrections figures for 2016, 1 in 4 released inmates relapse. But Hammond, who was released on June 15, 2018, after serving 37 years of a 90-year sentence for a murder conviction, is now self-sufficient and lives independently.
CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE

United Way Marion County COVID Assistance Program

The United Way of Marion County COVID Assistance Program (CAP) can provide assistance toward rent or utility payments for eligible households. Residents are encouraged to apply beginning April 1, 2021, and will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Funds are required to be distributed by December 30, 2021.

Assistance is available for financial obligations incurred after March 2020.

VISIT UWMC.ORG/CAP

Click here for the detailed flyer.


 

NFL players help distribute turkeys, trimmings and gift cards in Northwest Ocala

A pre-Thanksgiving giveaway was hosted Monday at the Ocala Housing Authority in northwest Ocala.

The outreach was set to provide a roughly 16-pound frozen turkey, food bags and a $40 Publix gift card for all 186 resident families in OHA housing.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY.

 


Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing Waiting Lists

The Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing Waiting lists are closed.

Please click here to view your status (position) on the waiting list (Housing Choice Voucher [Section 8] and/or Public Housing), Or, you can call: 501-404-4133 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)


Fair Housing

Do you feel you are facing housing discrimination? Click here for Fair Housing information.


Events Calendar

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Rent is due
Rent is due
Nov 1 all-day
Rent is due
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Free Dental 9:00 am
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
EVERY TUESDAY at the Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center, located at  819 NW 7th ST in Ocala Florida, free dental services are provided from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM to all Marion[...]
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Rent is late
Rent is late
Nov 6 all-day
Rent is late
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Free Dental 9:00 am
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
EVERY TUESDAY at the Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center, located at  819 NW 7th ST in Ocala Florida, free dental services are provided from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM to all Marion[...]
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Free Dental 9:00 am
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
EVERY TUESDAY at the Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center, located at  819 NW 7th ST in Ocala Florida, free dental services are provided from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM to all Marion[...]
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Free Dental 9:00 am
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
EVERY TUESDAY at the Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center, located at  819 NW 7th ST in Ocala Florida, free dental services are provided from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM to all Marion[...]
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Free Dental 9:00 am
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
EVERY TUESDAY at the Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center, located at  819 NW 7th ST in Ocala Florida, free dental services are provided from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM to all Marion[...]

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 advertises many types of homes for rent (on the behalf of private landlords). Click above to view some of the currently available properties in Marion County. The Ocala Housing Authority strives to make resources readily available to you. Click above to see view and download the forms and other important documents that are available.
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