History

house4The Fort Pierce Housing Authority has been providing affordable housing to low income families in Fort Pierce, Florida since its inception in 1959.

  • 1937
    The United States Housing Act of 1937 sets public housing policy. It is the first federal legislation dealing directly with housing for low-income and disadvantaged people.

 

  • 1959
    The Fort Pierce Housing Authority is established.

 

  • 1974
    Congress passes the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to create the Section 8 Program.

 

  • 1976
    HUD institutes Performance Funding Subsidy with operating subsidies for federal development based on performance of local authority.

 

  • 1981
    Housing and Community Development Act of 1981 establishes new rent levels of 30 percent of resident’s income for public housing.

 

  • 2007
    The Section 8 Voucher Reform Act (SEVRA), was introduced in the House of Representatives to reform Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937.

 

 

 

 
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11-1-2018

 

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NOTICE

 

The Board of Commissioners of The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Pierce, Florida (FPHA) has cancelled the August 9, 2018 Board Meeting at 4:30 pm, as there are no pertinent items to report and/or require Board approval; therefore,

FPHA’s next Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Commissioners is September 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm in the Housing Authority’s Board Room, 511 Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34950; and

Immediately upon the adjournment of FPHA’s Regular Board Meeting on September 13th, the Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Directors of Fort Pierce Housing, Inc. (FPHI) will commence.

To appeal any decision made by the Board, please call our office at the telephone number listed above to obtain a verbatim record of the decision for which the appeal is to be based.

If you wish to attend, please R.S.V.P. (772) 429-6427.

Please contact our office if you have any questions.

 

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 Corporate Headquarters

511 Orange Avenue
Fort Pierce, Florida 34950

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Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm

Friday 8am-2pm

 

 (772) 461-7281

 

  Public Housing Maintenance

 (772) 461-6016

After Hours Emergency Maintenance

  (772) 429-9162

 

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