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Landlord Information and Forms

Case Load
To find a Housing Specialist, please refer to this updated list of caseloads.

Direct Deposit
This efficiency measure is part of the housing authority’s continuing effort to streamline business processes for the housing authority and allows for payments to be deposited directly into your bank account.

Register for Portal
Once you have registered for direct deposit, you may access an itemization of the SPHA payment for each of your HAP contracts online at the HMS PAL website at

Change of Address
In order for SPHA to process an address change, please fill out this form.

Adding a Unit
To add a unit, landlords who currently are participating in the Section 8 program must complete all pages of the forms listed and submit them to SPHA.

Certification of Repairs Made
If your unit has failed inspection twice (and is going on Abatement), you will need to fill out this Certification of Repairs Made form, in addition to paying the Reinstatement Fee. You can pay the fee here.

Utility Allowances
This chart shows the approved allowances for tenant-furnished utilities and other services.

Payment Standards
This chart shows the SPHA-board approved payment standards for rentals.

Request for Rental Increase
As a result of the St. Petersburg Housing Authority (SPHA) funding allocation constraints and to optimize the number of families that receive rental assistance through the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), SPHA has suspended all rent increase requests until further notice is given by management.
Rent Reasonableness
This document provides an explanation of rent reasonableness and how contract rent is determined in the HCV program.