Public Housing Waiting List scheduled to open on July 31, 2024 at 10:00AM.

GHA is not accepted any applications at this time for HCVP (Section 8) Waiting List.

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About Gainesville Housing Authority

Gainesville Housing Authority (GHA) is an advocate and provider for affordable housing for Gainesville families. Working with the City of Gainesville, U.S. Department of HUD, and other organizations, we provide life resources and opportunities not only to our residents, but to the entire community.

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The Job Training & Entrepreneurial Program (JTEP) empowers residents to build their own wealth through gainful economic opportunities.

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Resident Councils

Our resident councils represent the interests of their communities, encouraging engagement and unity.

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Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club’s three-pillar plan engages youth for academic success, healthy lifestyles and good character.

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How to reach us


1900 SE 4th Street
Gainesville, Florida 32641


Main: (352) 872-5500
Fax: (352) 872-5501
TDD: (352) 872-5503


Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

(Office closed for lunch 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.)

Our Mission

Function as a performance-driven, customer-focused sustainable business; advocating for, preserving, and developing quality affordable housing and self-sufficiency opportunities.

Our Vision

Be the leader in developing affordable housing to ensure that all Gainesville residents have access to high-quality housing, providing a foundation for improving their quality of life, and achieving self-sufficiency.