Legal Name:

Milton Housing Authority

Public Purpose and boundary.

The Milton Housing Authority provides safe, decent, affordable rental housing opportunities to the residents of Santa Rosa County, Florida.


Services provided.

Apartments for low-income families.

Milton Housing Authority was formed February 13, 1961 by Resolution Number 1 of the City of Milton, Florida, under Chapter 421, Part 1, Section 421.04 of the Florida Statutes.  MHA has 39 apartments located in scattered sites in the City of Milton.  The Authority also holds 342 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, which enable tenants to secure residences anywhere within the boundaries of Santa Rosa County, Florida.  MHA is headed by an Executive Director and is governed by a seven member Board of Commissioners.  The board members are appointed by the mayor of the City of Milton.   However, the Authority operates under separate By-Laws and is independent of the City of Milton.

Contact Information:

Milton Housing Authority
5668 Byrom Street
Milton, FL  32570
(850) 623-8216

Registered Agent
Phyllis Sellars, Executive Director
5668 Byrom Street
Milton, FL  32570

Revenue for the Milton Housing Authority comes from rent and federal subsidies. Revenues for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016 are estimated to total $3,099,000.00.

Rent is calculated based on approximately 30% of the resident’s income as established by Title 24 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Subsidies are calculated by a complex formula based on household composition and bedroom size of the dwelling.


Financial Information

Fiscal Year begins April 1 and ends March 31.

The Milton Housing Authority complies with the ethics laws of the State of Florida that can be found here.