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 www.pal.hmsforweb.com.
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.