Sarasota Housing Authority Section 8 Program

The Sarasota Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher Program office is located at:

Sarasota Housing Authority
269 S. Osprey Avenue, Suite #100
Sarasota, FL 34236

Our hours are:
Monday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 pm

Housing Choice Voucher Program Staff

Below is the list of staff that work directly with the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Please be advised that you must contact your caseworker and set up an appointment if you need to discuss your case with them. You do NOT need an appointment to report changes at the front desk.

HCV Manager, Brian Croke, (941) 361-6210, ext. 230

Housing Specialist, Andrea Brown, (941) 361-6210, ext. 227

Housing Specialist, Gail Vestrand, (941) 361-6210, ext. 239

Housing Specialist, Yani Rosado, (941) 361-6210, ext. 226

Housing Specialist, Elaine Wickwire, (941) 361-6210, ext. 266

Inspector, Fred Smith, (941) 361-6210, ext. 262

Receptionist, Christina Balls, (941) 361-6210, ext. 232

2017 PAYMENT STANDARDS

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has released the new Fair Market Rents (FMR’s) for Sarasota County. Effective January 2017, the following payment standards will be utilized for all clients at their first annual recertification on or after January 1, 2017. Please keep in mind that the Payment Standards are the rent plus the utilities.
0 Bdr $769
1 Bdr $951
2 Bdr $1169
3 Bdr $1611
4 Bdr $1772
5 Bdr $2037

Utility Allowances

For Sarasota County click here

For Manatee County click here

Interested in moving to Sarasota with your voucher?

If you are a voucher holder currently living in another part of the state or country, and you wish to exercise your portability rights to move to Sarasota County, your housing authority will need to send your paperwork to:

Sarasota Housing Authority
269 S Osprey Avenue, Suite #100
Sarasota, FL 34236
Attention: Brian Croke, HCV Manager
Phone: (941) 361-6210 Fax: (941) 366-4661