Clearwater, FL Low Income Housing

Clearwater, FL Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Clearwater, FL

How do I qualify for low income housing in Clearwater, FL?
To qualify for low income housing in Florida, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Clearwater, FL

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Clearwater, FL, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.


In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Clearwater, FL. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.



We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

HUD Fair Market Rent For Clearwater, Florida - Pinellas County

Studio Apartments $1,449
One Bedroom Apartments $1,562
Two Bedroom Apartments $1,851
Three Bedroom Apartments $2,367

List of Low Income Housing in or near Clearwater, FL

Clear Harbor Apartments

Clear Harbor Apartments - Clearwater

11240 US Hwy 19 N
Clearwater, FL - 33764
(727) 472-4883
Community Amenities: Clubhouse Dedicated Business Center Children's Activity Room On-site Laundry Center Professional Fitness Center BBQ Grills Car Care Center Resort-style Pool and Kids Pool Outdoor Seating & Picnic Areas Package Acceptance Apartment Amenities: Elevated 9' Ceilings Dedicated Dining Area Individual Central Heating & Air Open-concept Kitchen Walk-in Closets Washers & Dryers In-unit or Connections Microwave Cable TV Conne...see full details
Pinellas County

Wellington Apartments

Wellington Apartments - Clearwater

2900 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL - 34619
(727) 726-6888
1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. Contact Wellington Apartments at the email and phone provided for full list of openings and current specials. Fully Equipped Kitchen, Frost Free Refrigerator, Range, Microwave Oven, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposer, Double Stainless Sink, Available Washer/Dryer, European Cabinets, PantryLarge Walk-In Closets, Ceiling Fans, Mini-blinds & Marble Window Sills, Energy Efficient Air Conditioning & Heating, Available Cable Television, Smoke Detectors & Fire Sprinklers, Clu...see full details
Pinellas County

Clearwater Housing Authority

Clearwater Housing Authority - Clearwater

908 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL - 33755
(727) 461-5777
Clearwater Housing Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of programs such as Low Rent Public Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program - Section 8. These programs are income based and the eligibility requirements are set by HUD. There may be a waiting list for these programs and at times the lists may close to new applicants due to the overwhelming need for housing assistance and the size and length of wait of the lists. If you are in need of ...see full details
Pinellas County

Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation

Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation - Clearwater

2139 Ne Coachman Road
Clearwater, FL - 33765
727-446-6222-11
This is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. Contact them for assistance for the following: Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops for Homeowners Pre-purchase Counseling Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops Languages Spoken at Housing Agency: English Spanish...see full details
Pinellas County

Clearwater Neighborhood Housing Services,

Clearwater Neighborhood Housing Services, - Clearwater

608 N Garden Ave
Clearwater, FL - 33755
727-442-4155
This is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. Contact them for assistance for the following: Fair Housing Pre-Purchase Education Workshops Financial Management Budget Counseling Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops for Homeowners Pre-purchase Counseling Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops Predatory Lending Education Workshops Rental Housing Counseling Services for Homeless Counsel...see full details
Pinellas County

Tuscany - Clearwater

1200 South Missouri Street
Clearwater, FL - 33756
727-446-2582
This apartment is rent subsidized by the local housing finance authority. This apartment is rent subsidized by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. Currently Tuscany has 240 subsidized apartments out of a total of 240 apartments. Occupancy status: Ready for Occupancy. The apartment was built in 1999. Housing program available: Housing Credits 4% | Local Bonds | SAIL. ...see full details
Pinellas County
Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): water
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The Cloisters - Clearwater

2500 Winding Creek Blvd
Clearwater, FL -
727-791-3306
This apartment is rent subsidized by the local housing finance authority. Currently The Cloisters has 168 subsidized apartments out of a total of 168 apartments. Occupancy status: Ready for Occupancy. Housing program available: Local Bonds. ...see full details
Pinellas County

Prospect Towers - Clearwater

801 Chestnut St
Clearwater, FL - 33756
727-447-5701
This is a HUD funded apartment. HUD rent subsidies apply. Currently Prospect Towers has 208 subsidized apartments out of a total of 208 apartments. Occupancy status: Ready for Occupancy. The apartment was built in 1972. Housing program available: Section 236. ...see full details
Pinellas County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): $960
$805
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): No utilities included in rent. $100 is added to monthly rent to cover utilities.
Electric, water, trash
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Pinellas Hope Ii - Clearwater

5726 126th Avenue North
Clearwater, FL - 33760
(727) 556-6397
This apartment is rent subsidized by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. Currently Pinellas Hope Ii has 50 subsidized apartments out of a total of 50 apartments. There are not avail. one bedroom apartments at Pinellas Hope Ii. Housing program available: SAIL. ...see full details
Pinellas County

Pine View Apartments - Clearwater

1585 Greenlea Avenue
Clearwater, FL -

This apartment is rent subsidized by the local housing finance authority. Currently Pine View Apartments has 50 subsidized apartments out of a total of 50 apartments. Occupancy status: Not Ready for Occupancy. Housing program available: Local Bonds. ...see full details
Pinellas County

Park Place Of Clearwater - Clearwater

2750 Drew St
Clearwater, FL -
727-799-2177
This apartment is rent subsidized by the local housing finance authority. Currently Park Place Of Clearwater has 180 subsidized apartments out of a total of 180 apartments. Occupancy status: Ready for Occupancy. The apartment was built in 1985. Housing program available: Local Bonds. ...see full details
Pinellas County

Greenwood - Clearwater

1001 North Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Clearwater, FL - 33755
727-469-8986
This apartment is rent subsidized by the local housing finance authority. This apartment is rent subsidized by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. Currently Greenwood has 154 subsidized apartments out of a total of 179 apartments. Occupancy status: Ready for Occupancy. The apartment was built in 2003. Housing program available: Housing Credits 4% | Local Bonds. ...see full details
Pinellas County

Foxbridge Apartments - Clearwater

16321 Bolesta Rd
Clearwater, FL -
888-901-3171
This apartment is rent subsidized by the local housing finance authority. Currently Foxbridge Apartments has 358 subsidized apartments out of a total of 358 apartments. Occupancy status: Ready for Occupancy. Housing program available: Local Bonds. ...see full details
Pinellas County

Creekside I - Clearwater

1318 Franklin Street
Clearwater, FL - 33756
727-441-8400
This is a HUD funded apartment. HUD rent subsidies apply. This apartment is rent subsidized by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. Currently Creekside I has 55 subsidized apartments out of a total of 55 apartments. Occupancy status: Ready for Occupancy. There are 41 one bedroom apartments at Creekside I. The apartment was built in 1991. Housing program available: Elderly Housing Community Loan | Rental Assistance HUD. ...see full details
Pinellas County

Homes For Independence

Homes For Independence - Clearwater

2735 Whitney Rd
Clearwater, FL - 33760

The Mission Of Homes For Independence, Inc. (HFI) Is To Provide Affordable Housing To Low-Income Individuals And Their Families And To Increase The Availability Of Affordable And Accessible Housing For Individuals With Disabilities. HFI Strives To Provide Individual Consumer Choice In The Provision Of Affordable, Safe And Sanitary Housing Within Our Community....see full details
Pinellas County
Non Profit Apartment

Largo Area Housing Development Corporation - Clearwater

2139 Ne Coachman Rd
Clearwater, FL - 33765
(727)298-8449
AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT...see full details
Pinellas County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): 650
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Heat and cooler
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Non Profit Apartment

St Michaels Housing - Clearwater

2285 State Road 580
Clearwater, FL - 33763
727-797-8551
HUD LOW-INCOME HOUSING...see full details
Pinellas County
Non Profit Apartment

Clearbay Terrace - Clearwater

1770 N Betty Ln
Clearwater, FL - 33755
727-443-0411
Clearbay Terrace is a senior low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Clearbay Terrace for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

St Andrew Cove Condominiums - Clearwater

605 N Keene Rd
Clearwater, FL - 33755
727 538-7370
St Andrew Cove Condominiums is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact St Andrew Cove Condominiums for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): 1250
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): Trush and water
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Morningside Condominiums - Clearwater

2500 Harn Blvd
Clearwater, FL - 33764
727 538-7370
Morningside Condominiums is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Morningside Condominiums for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Fountain Square Condominiums - Clearwater

1799 N Highland Ave
Clearwater, FL - 33755
727 538-7370
Fountain Square Condominiums is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Fountain Square Condominiums for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Norton Apartments

Norton Apartments - Clearwater

1450 S Martin L. King Jr. Blvd
Clearwater, FL - 33756
239-542-3953
Norton Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Norton Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Creekside Manor I

Creekside Manor I - Clearwater

1318 Franklin St
Clearwater, FL - 33756
(813) 287-8651
Creekside Manor I is a senior low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Creekside Manor I for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Casa Miguel

Casa Miguel - Clearwater

2285 State Road 580
Clearwater, FL - 33763
(727)797-8551
Casa Miguel is a senior low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Casa Miguel for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Freedom Village Iii

Freedom Village Iii - Clearwater

1167 E Turner St
Clearwater, FL - 33756
(727)443-6799
Freedom Village Iii is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Freedom Village Iii for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): It should be for the 30% of income
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Waterfall Apartments

Waterfall Apartments - Clearwater

1325 N Highland Ave
Clearwater, FL - 33755
(727)442-3071
Waterfall Apartments is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Waterfall Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
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Apartment Costs (user reports): 450
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Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): You have a curfew at this place also you canít have kids or pets
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Creekside Manor Ii

Creekside Manor Ii - Clearwater

1335 Pierce St
Clearwater, FL - 33756
(727)441-8400
Creekside Manor Ii is a senior low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Creekside Manor Ii for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Clearwater Apartments

Clearwater Apartments - Clearwater

1000 N. Keene Rd
Clearwater, FL - 33755
(727) 446-2244
Clearwater Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Clearwater Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Pinellas County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Clearwater, FL

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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