The RISE Board of Directors Meeting and the St. Petersburg Housing Authority Regular Board Meeting on October 26, 2017 has been cancelled due to lack of a quorum. The meetings will be rescheduled for Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
(RFP) #17-009 solicitation is cancelled RFP #17-009 Cancellation Notice
The St. Petersburg Housing Authority (SPHA) is making strides in improving Jordan Park Apartments. SPHA joined forces with CareerSource Pinellas to work with their YouthBuild program. Program participants are completing various maintenance tasks at Jordan Park Apartments, to include carpentry, roofing, painting, drywall repair, and more. Due to reduced funding from the U.S. Department […]
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA – The St. Petersburg Housing Authority (SPHA) hosted a Jordan Park Apartments Rededication Ceremony on Saturday, April 22nd. The event celebrated another new beginning for Jordan Park Apartments, its residents, and its presence in the community. Speakers recounted their personal history with Jordan Park Apartments and gave their support to SPHA […]
On Saturday, April 8, 2017, St. Petersburg Housing Authority (SPHA) staff volunteered their time at the Stand Down for Homeless Veterans at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center. The purpose of the event was to provide resources to local, homeless veterans to assist them in bettering their circumstances. SPHA staff provided information to the […]
Fair Housing is your right. The Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, familial status, or disability. The St. Petersburg Housing Authority celebrates Fair Housing Month.
If you have an after-hours maintenance emergency, call 727-497-2773. Jordan Park Apartments is now under NEW MANAGEMENT by the St. Petersburg Housing Authority (SPHA). SPHA Chief Executive Officer Tony L. Love said, “Jordan Park is an important part of the history of St. Petersburg. The Housing Authority wants to be sure that the development is managed […]
St. Petersburg Housing Authority (SPHA) staff volunteered at the St. Petersburg Grand Prix over the weekend, as SPHA’s first step in becoming more active in the community. SPHA Chief Executive Officer Tony L. Love said, “I believe it’s important for SPHA to increase our presence in the community. The Grand Prix was a great opportunity […]
The St. Petersburg Housing Authority’s (SPHA) Adopt-A-Family program made this holiday season a little happier for one St. Petersburg family participating in the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program. On Tuesday, December 20th, SPHA staff gave Christmas presents to the Wallace family, which include two boys, ages six and ten, and two girls, ages two […]
HAI Group cares about protecting your community. We have become aware of online rental housing scams targeted at Section 8 residents, and we want to help them avoid becoming a victim. That’s why we’ve partnered with Affordable Housing Online to create a set of tools to share with residents to generate awareness. View the video […]
Your health matters to SPHA! Zika is a virus that is transmitted by mosquitoes. Symptoms are usually mild, but complications including various neurological and autoimmune difficulties can result from infection with the virus. Zika can also spread from a pregnant woman to her baby. Currently, there are no vaccines or medications available to prevent infection. […]
Revitalizing, Investing, Strengthening, Enhancing…that’s the goal of the RISE Development Corporation, which is SPHA’s new non-profit arm. On June 28, 2016, the By-Laws for the corporation were approved by its Board of Directors, and SPHA Commissioner Stewart Olson was elected as Chair. The purpose of RISE Development Corporation is to create more affordable rental housing […]
HUD once again named SPHA as a High Performing agency, following its fiscal year 2015 evaluations. Each year, HUD reviews how effectively SPHA manages and operates its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) / Section 8 and Public Housing programs. For fiscal year 2015, SPHA scored 100 percent, which is the maximum rating that HUD gives to […]
Section 3 is a provision of HUD Act of 1968, requiring that all housing authorities, to the greatest extent possible, provide job training, employment, and contract opportunities for low-income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods. This assistance extends to businesses owned by public housing and other low-income residents too. If you […]