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  • Applications

    Please select the appropriate application from the choices below. Note: you may apply for more than one public housing site at a time due to the fact that they each have their own waiting list.


    Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher – The Section 8 waiting list is now closed.  Please visit our web site periodically to learn about a possible future opening.



    Project-Based Voucher – The Project-Based waiting list is now closed.  Please visit our web site periodically to learn about a possible future opening.

    Diamond Oaks, King Stone, Neighborhood Stabilization Program Single Family Homes Application:  To apply On-line click here  http://sarasota.pha-web.com/wlapplication.aspx

    Public Housing – McCown Tower Application:

    Towers Waitlist Opening

    Section 8 – McCown Tower Annex Application:  Must be 62+ and/or Disabled.  This Public Housing waiting list is opening on January 11, 2016 at 9:00 am. To apply for this property, please apply in person at 1300 Blvd of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236.  Applicants may also request an application in writing and one will be mailed to them. Please send all written requests to:

    269 S OSPREY AVENUE #100
    SARASOTA, FL 34236

    Public Housing – Orange Avenue Family Complex (includes Orange Ave, The Courts and Bertha Mitchell) Application:  This Public Housing waiting list is partially closed.  See details below:

    APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2, 3, 4 AND 5 BEDROOM SUBSIDIZED UNITS AT Orange Ave, Courts & Bertha Mitchell (OCB) Public Housing Site, 1912 N Orange Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34234 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    The Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) will accept online applications for the OCB Public Housing program waiting list starting Monday, July 18th, 2016.  Online applications may be completed at http://sarasota.pha-web.com/wlapplication.aspx.   Applicants needing internet access to complete an application may utilize computers at all Sarasota County libraries during their normal hours of operation.

    Those applicants with disabilities, who require reasonable accommodations and/or are unable to apply online may request a paper application in writing by US mail.  Please send all written requests to:

    SARASOTA HOUSING AUTHORITY, OCB Office – Applications, 1912 N Orange Avenue, Sarasota, FL  34234

    After SHA receives your request for a paper application in writing, a paper application will be mailed to you.  Completed paper applications are to be returned by mail to the same address in which you requested the application.

    Please make sure that your mailing address and phone number are accurate when applying online.

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