Ocala Housing Authority

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

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and for the health and safety of everyone; the Ocala Housing Authority’s main office will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice (CLICK HERE FOR OHA’S HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOL). However, we are still operating both remotely and in the building. If you need to speak with any member of our team, please call or email. Our contact listing is on the OHA Family tab.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we strive to keep everyone safe.

Ocala Housing Authority, where we make our housing your home

The Ocala Housing Authority is committed to promoting and delivering quality, well-managed homes to low- and moderate-income families: and, as a valued partner, contribute to the well-being of the individuals, families and community we serve through our diverse menu of services.


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!


Announcements

CareerSource Job Fair on June 17th, 2021

More than 30 businesses in Ocala are lined up for the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion Job Fair set for Thursday, June 17 from 2-5 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Klein Conference Center in Ocala.

The event is the first in-person job fair it has hosted since Covid-19 began impacting the region in March 2020.

To date, the following businesses will be in attendance: ASEM (Hilton Garden Inn). AutoZone Distribution Center, Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle, Chick-fil-A Ocala, City of Ocala, Colen Built Development, Dollar Tree/Family Dollar Distribution, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, E-One, Episcopal Children’s Services, Express Employment Ocala, Florida Department of Corrections, Fluid Routing Solutions, Ford/Lincoln Ocala, Heart of Florida Health Center, JR Plastics Corp., Kent Furniture, Marion County Board of County Commissioners, Marion County Public Schools, Marshall’s, Pacific Arches (McDonald’s), Raney’s Inc., R&L Global Logistics/ABCO, Skyline Homes, SunTran, Walgreens, Walmart, Winco Mfg., Winn Dixie, and World Equestrian Center.

CLICK HERE FOR CAREERSOURCE EVENT FLYER

 

 

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
Jun 1 all-day
Rent is due
Free Dental 9:00 am
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 6 all-day
Rent is late
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Free Dental 9:00 am
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
Jun 8 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 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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CareerSource Jobfair 2:00 pm
CareerSource Jobfair @ College of Central Florida Klein Conference Center
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Flyer updated (002)
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Free Dental 9:00 am
Free Dental @ Estella Byrd Whitman Wellness & Community Resources Center
Jun 22 @ 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
Jun 29 @ 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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