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Contact Us: (727) 937-4411
Fax: (727) 279-2814

About Us

Quality housing that is affordable for low to moderate income individuals and families.

Our Mission

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

The housing authority is located in proximity to public schools, shopping, county-wide transportation, hospitals, social service providers and City parks all within a couple miles from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico waterfront.

Our Services

The Tarpon Springs Housing Authority 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 . The Tarpon Springs Housing Authority manages housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford. Residents’ rents are based upon income.

The Tarpon Springs Housing Authority manages affordable properties. We provide other services that include: youth development through the Cops N’ Kids programs and home share opportunities through our Home Share Pinellas program.

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Board of Commissioners

Appointed by the City of Tarpon Springs.

Chairperson

Henry Wellman

Vice Chair

Jacqueline Malone

Commissioner

Dennis Garvey

Commissioner

Linda Herring

Commissioner

Donna Pentrack

Commissioner

Arlene Sullivan

Resident Commissioner

Mary Matthews

Board of Commissioners Meeting

Based upon the availability schedules of the current members, the Tarpon Springs Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meetings are currently held at 9:00 am on the third Friday of the month, unless posted otherwise. Meetings are typically held at: 305 North Ring Avenue Tarpon Springs, FL 34689. *Due to COVID-19, please contact us if you wish to attend a meeting.

Anyone wanting to appeal an official decision made on any subject at a Tarpon Springs Housing Authority 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 Information

Tarpon Springs Housing Authority’s Fiscal Year Period

April 1 — March 31

Department of Financial Services

Annual Financial Audit Report

Drugs or Violent Criminal Activity

The use of illegal drugs is not tolerated in public housing and nor is threatening criminal behavior. The Tarpon Springs Housing Authority may choose not to accept applicants or permit residents to remain in residence who engage in any criminal activity that threatens the health, safety, or right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises by other residents, management staff, or by persons residing in the immediate vicinity of the Tarpon Springs Housing Authority premises.

Public Records Request

All public records requests must identify and be directed to the Tarpon Springs Housing Authority’s custodian of public records. The Tarpon Springs Housing Authority’s custodian of public records is Robbin Sotelo Redd, Executive Director at robbin.redd@tarponhousing.com.

We will respond to public records requests in a reasonable period of time.

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

Procurement

There are no current quotes or bids at this time. Please check back periodically for new posting of procurement needs.

All quotes, bids and proposals are submitted to Tarpon Springs Housing Procurement, Attention Kelly Hale: 500 South Walton Avenue, Tarpon Springs FL 34689. Proposals will not be accepted late. Refer to individual solicitation for deadline information.

Partners and Supporters

We are ever grateful for the support of our partners and supporters.

City of Tarpon Springs logo
Pinellas County logo
Home Share Pinellas logo
Cops n' Kids Youth Center logo
Suncoast Center logo
Local Community Housing Corporation logo
Juvenile Welfare Board logo
Pinellas County Housing Authority logo
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
Florida Housing Finance Corporation logo
Tarpon Springs Police Department Logo
Norstar logo
It is important to highlight and give thanks to two specific agencies that directly support our efforts: Pinellas County Community Development and the City of Tarpon Springs. We could not provide the array of services that we do without their direct guidance and support.

Enhancing the Community

The Tarpon Springs Housing Authority has a unique, warm and professional culture as we work each and every day to help individuals and families obtain quality long-term housing that meets their needs and goals.