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Special District Information

GENERAL INFORMATION

TARPON SPRINGS HOUSING AUTHORITY (TSHA)

TSHA MISSION STATEMENT 

The mission of the Tarpon Springs Housing Authority is to enhance the Tarpon Springs community by developing and professionally managing housing that is affordable for low to moderate income individuals and families. We seek to nurture our neighborhood and residents by creating and supporting services that promote stability and self-sufficiency for the people we serve. We are committed to operating in an efficient, ethical and professional manner while forming partnerships with our residents and appropriate agencies which help us carry out our mission. It’s our policy to serve our customers without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, having AIDS, physical handicap, or disability.

SERVICE AREA 

 

The TSHA’s area of operations by definition pursuant Chapter 421.03 is the City of Tarpon Springs and the area within five (5) miles of the territorial boundaries thereof.

SERVICES PROVIDED 

The TSHA is responsible for the management and operation of its local public housing program which is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The TSHA manages housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford. Residents’ rents are based upon income. The TSHA may also operate other types of housing programs. The TSHA may provide other services that might include: youth development; homeownership opportunities for qualified families; employment training opportunities; employment programs for residents; and support programs for the elderly and homeless.

STATUTE UNDER WHICH THE TSHA OPERATES 

Florida Statutes

Title XXX SOCIAL WELFARE – Chapter 421 Public Housing

 

Title XIII PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT - Chapter 189 Uniform Special District Accountability Act

 



DATE ESTABLISHED 

November 23, 1964 By the Board of Commissioners of the City of Tarpon Springs, County of Pinellas, Florida Resolution No. 1062

GENERAL CONTACT INFORMATION 

500 South Walton Avenue Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 email: info@tarponhousing.com

727-937-4411 Fax: 727-279-2814 http://www.tarponhousing.com/

Registered agent: Robbin Sotelo Redd, Executive Director

Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. After Hours Maintenance 727-786-0102

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS 

TSHA BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS (Appointed by the Mayor of the City of Tarpon Springs)

Melissa Baird, Chairperson – Term Date 11/22/2017

Linda Herring, Vice Chair – Term Date 11/22/2017

Jacqueline Malone, Commissioner – Term Date 11/22/2017

Joan Tobey, Commissioner – Term Date 11/22/2017

Henry Wellman, Commissioner – Term Date 11/22/2019

Vacant Resident Commissioner Position (1) Vacant Commissioner Position (1)

MEETING INFORMATION 

Based upon the availability schedules of the current members, the TSHA Board of Commissioners meetings are currently held at 10:00 am on the third Friday of the month, unless posted otherwise. Meetings are typically held at: 500 South Walton Avenue Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 Anyone wanting to appeal an official decision made on any subject at a TSHA Board meeting must have a verbatim record of the meeting that includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is based. You may contact the commissioners at: 500 South Walton Avenue Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 info@tarponhousing.com

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

TSHA’S FISCAL YEAR PERIOD
April 1 – March 31


Department of Financial Services


Annual Financial Audit Report

 

ETHICS INFORMATION
TSHA Code of Ethics
available upon request

Generally Applicable Ethics



Tarpon Springs Housing Authority
500 South Walton Avenue Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-4714
(727) 937-4411
www.tarponspringshousing.com