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.
 
Latest News

FPHA Board Meeting

  

The Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Pierce, Florida (“FPHA”) is scheduled for Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. 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. will commence.

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

Please call the telephone number above to confirm your attendance.

 

 

 

Spencer Gilbert Scholarship

 

Up to $10,000 in Educational Scholarships available to *Students in FPHA’s Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program or its Affordable Housing Program to Start or Continue Secondary Education.

Scholarships are available for Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree or Vocational Training.


Applications are available at our Main Office located at 511 Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce, Florida 34950 or at your Site Management Offices. Applications can also be downloaded by clicking here.

ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION MUST BE SUBMITTED TO OUR MAIN OFFICE AT THE ADDRESS REFERENCED ABOVE NO LATER THAN:

12:00 PM, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017.

*Must be a High School Senior or College/Vocational School Student currently enrolled and taking classes with a 3.0 Cumulative GPA or Higher.

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact FPHA

 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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