PRE-APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON MAY 9, 2022 AT 9:00 AM AND WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 5:00 PM EST., MAY 23, 2022.

 

 

Applicants without access to a computer may access the Punta Gorda Housing Authority’s website from a computer at any public library. Applicants may also pick up a pre-application at the Punta Gorda Housing Authority Administration Office located at 340 Gulf Breeze Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950.

 

PGHA will give the following preference(s) to all applicant(s).

Applicants who live, work, or have been hired to work in the Punta Gorda Housing Authority’s jurisdiction

(Charlotte County, City of North Port).

 

AND/OR

 

Applicants whose head, co-head, spouse or sole member has verifiable employment prior to admission at a minimum of 20 hours per week.  Applicants whose head, co-head, or spouse or sole member is age 62 or older, or meets HUD definition of a disabled person will be eligible for the working preference.

 

Pre-Applications will be accepted by Fax or U.S. Mail

 

DO NOT EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION

 

Applications will ONLY be accepted by MAIL or by FAX

NO PRE-APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN PERSON

 

Mailing Address:

Punta Gorda Housing Authority

340 Gulf Breeze Ave.

Punta Gorda, FL 33950

 

All mailed pre-applications MUST be received
no later than 5:00 pm EST., Monday, May 23, 2022

 

Fax:

(941) 639-1753

 

All faxed pre-applications MUST be received
no later than 5:00 pm, Monday, May 23, 2022

 

No duplicate applications will be accepted. Any duplicate applications with same or similar household members will have both applications denied. Prior to adding any households to the waiting list the PGHA will conduct extensive crosschecks to remove duplicate applications. Submitting a duplicate application will not improve your chances of being placed on the waitlist and issued a voucher.

 

NO PRE-APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN PERSON

 

Does submitting a pre-application mean I’m on the waitlist?

No. PGHA has adopted a lottery selection policy. Following the closing of the waitlist, PGHA will select 500 applicants by lottery to be placed on the HCV waitlist. The order of all applicants selected to be on the waitlist will be completed by lottery number and preference point system.

 

How do I know if I am on the waitlist?

On or after June 16, 2022, applicants may check their status and rank by calling My Wait List at 1-501-404-4133.

 

The public is reminded that there is no charge to apply. Applicants are encouraged to immediately report any individual or organization who attempts to charge a fee for completion of the application process. Applicants should not respond to any fraudulent requests for an application fee.

 

 

 

Please click HERE for the Section 8 Pre-application.

 

 

DO NOT EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION

Applications will ONLY be accepted by MAIL or by FAX

 

If you are a person with a disability or need assistance in completing an application, assistance will be available by calling (941) 639-4344 or TTY: (800) 955-8771