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Dunedin Housing Authority Announces 2012 Plan, Opening of Wait List

DHA soliciting public comment.

The Dunedin Housing Authority Agency 2012 plan is up for general review. The DHA is soliciting written, public comment on its five-year and annual plan through April 11.

The four-page draft includes goals for the continued leasing and maintaining of its (with 10 units each) on Lady Mary Drive, just outside Dunedin’s city limits in Clearwater. The affordable housing buildings, which were acquired in October 2010 and officially named Fairway Gardens I and II, will serve as Dunedin’s only affordable and public housing opportunities when the waiting list opens on Tuesday, March 1.

Five of the apartments are considered affordable housing, 15 are designated public housing units.

The property has undergone extensive renovation since October.

“We believe public housing should look better than any apartments in the community,” said DHA spokeswoman Audra Butler. “We want to elevate communities.”

The DHA plan up for comment and review describes a continuing pursuit to find more Dunedin properties for public and affordable housing. The plan also outlines the community’s needs, citing a 475-unit affordable housing development in Dunedin with a consistent waiting list.

Submit your comments to the following address by April 11: St. Petersburg Housing Authority, 888 Executive Center Dr W, Suite 100, St. Petersburg, FL  33702 or online at www.stpeteha.org/DHA.htm.

Xiloa D. Perez January 03, 2012 at 07:36 PM
Hello my name is Xiloa Perez and i am trying to apply for section eight or public housing can you please let me know what programs are opened that i can apply for and Thank you. 727-937-1870 727-320-3753 727-953-6649 xiloap@yahoo.com
Katie Dolac January 04, 2012 at 11:04 AM
Hi Xiloa, St Pete Housing Authority wait list for Section 8 housing appears closed, but here is a link to more information: http://www.stpeteha.org/section8.htm The St. Pete Housing Authority public housing wait list appears closed, but here is a link to all of their properties: http://www.stpeteha.org/public-housing-programs.htm The Dunedin Housing Authority wait list also appears closed, but here is a link to more information: http://www.stpeteha.org/DHA.htm I have forwarded your comment on to Housing Authority officials, but I would encourage you to call or email them with additional questions. Here is a link to the contact page: http://www.stpeteha.org/contact.php?form_id=1 Good luck!
calizzcia johnson October 16, 2012 at 05:49 PM
How to know when the waiting list opens

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