THA is committed to ensuring that persons with disabilities have equal access to THA forms, notices, resources and services. THA is currently updating our website to improve its accessibility. In accordance with The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), these changes will include design elements taking the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 into consideration.

If the format of any material/content on this website interferes with your ability to access information please contact:
Lillian Stringer
Director of Public Relations
(813) 341-9101 extension 3520

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

THA's Stimulus Projects.

The Tampa Housing Authority has received $10.5 million for the modernization of its public housing units under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  The Authority has utilized all of the funds received for energy efficient modernization and large scale capital improvements on all of its properties.  An extensive needs assessment has been implemented to determine the appropriate use of the dollars received through the stimulus plan.  In addition the Tampa Housing Authority applied for several competitive Recovery grants ($88,169,986 in applications total) and has been awarded $64,227,882  for 7 different projects to improve existing public housing communities, provide infrastructure for the new Encore District and stabilize communities within the city of Tampa, and provide broadband internet service to all public housing units

All federal requirements involving Davis Bacon wage determination, Section 3 and MBE will be complied with.  The following web pages will document the work and progress being made at all properties owned by the Housing Authority.


Project Name Value
:: Encore District Infrastructure development $28,000,000
:: Acquisition of foreclosed residential property, land-banking, and expanding the City of Tampa’s down payment assistance and soft second home loan program to assist individuals and families with incomes up to 120 percent of Area Median Income acquire and/or renovate existing and new homes in the target area $10,000,000
TOTAL $38,000,000


Project Name Value
:: JL Young Gardens Improvements Addressing the Needs of the Elderly and/or Persons with Disabilities $6,318,598
:: JL Young Annex - Improvements Addressing the Needs of the Elderly and/or Persons with Disabilities $129,400
:: Mary Bethune Homes Improvements Addressing the Needs of the Elderly and/or Persons with Disabilities $330,000
:: City-wide Energy Efficient Equipment $6,778,000
TOTAL $13,555,998.00



Project NameValue
:: Broadband Technology Opportunities Program $2,131,322
TOTAL $2,131,322


Project NameValue
:: J L Young Apartments and Annex Exterior and Interior Improvements $3,342,939
:: JL Young Elevator Replacements $250,000
:: North Boulevard Homes Comprehensive Improvements $650,000
:: North Boulevard Homes Roof Replacement $420,000
:: Robles Park Selective Improvements $510,000
:: C Blythe Andrews and St. Louis / St. Conrad Selective Improvements $264,400
:: Azzarelli Selective Modernization $179,000
:: Arbors ADA conversions and site improvements $100,000
:: SoHo Place and Bay Ceia Apartments Selective Improvements $144,892
:: Gardens at Southbay Drainage repairs $35,000
:: Seminole Park Apartments Selective Modernization $500,000
:: Mary Bethune Homes Selective Improvements $455,000
:: Scruggs Manor Siding, Doors and Flooring Replacement $966,800
:: Scruggs Manor Roof Replacement $100,000
:: Squire Villa and Azeele Selective Improvements $101,500
:: Belmont Heights Painting, Gutters, Retaining walls and Community Youth Center repairs $505,000
:: The Sanctuary at Shimberg Estates Selective Modernization $116,100
:: Moses White Development $2,250,681




The Housing Authority of the City of Tampa provides equal opportunity to participates in our housing programs. Any disabled person, outlined by the American With Disabilities Act, requiring a reasonable accommodation to make this process accessible may request such by contacting (813) 341-9101

Where can I get more Help?

Assisted Housing Information:
(813) 253-0551

Public Housing Information:
(813) 341-9101

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