Housing Authorities in Alachua County, Florida

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Alachua County, Florida, serving a population of 259,865 people in an area of 875 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 129,932 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 437 square miles.

In Florida, Alachua County is ranked 19th of 67 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 16th of 67 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Alachua County Housing Authorities

Find Alachua County, Florida housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Alachua County Housing Authority 703 Northeast 1st Street Gainesville, FL

Gainesville Housing Authority 2626 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL

About Alachua County Housing Authorities

Alachua County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Alachua County, FL. Alachua County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Alachua County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Alachua County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Alachua County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Alachua County Public Housing Statistics

Find Alachua County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Alachua County HUD Housing Programs
 Alachua CountyFlorida
Subsidized Units4,692195,822
Occupied %82.0%92.0%
People Per Unit2.42.2
People Total9,346407,463
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$317$343
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$649$744
Average Months on Wait List2049
Alachua County Public Housing Programs
 Alachua CountyFlorida
Subsidized Units90229,892
Occupied %91.0%94.0%
People Per Unit2.82.3
People Total2,30263,411
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$287$312
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$632$558
Average Months on Wait List1994
Alachua County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Alachua CountyFlorida
Subsidized Units1,09542,473
Occupied %96.0%96.0%
People Per Unit2.11.8
People Total2,17973,906
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$238$258
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$702$726