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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Due to the potential damage caused by Hurricane Irma, FPHA will close it's offices at 3pm on Wednsday September 6th.  We will attempt to re-open on Monday September 11th, depending on damage assessments.




Board Meeting Cancelled



 The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Pierce, Florida (“FPHA”) Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Commissioners scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm is hereby cancelled.


The next FPHA Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 4:30 pm in the Housing Authority’s Board Room located at 511 Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce, Florida 34950.


Immediately upon the adjournment of FPHA Regular Board Meeting, 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.


Please call the number above to confirm your attendance.


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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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