Created by the City of Key West in 1938, the Housing Authority of the City of Key West, Florida, owns, manages, develops, and administers federal, state, and local affordable workforce housing programs for very low-income to moderate-income families in our community. In the more than 80-year history of the Housing Authority, it has grown from one public housing community with only a handful of employees, to administering four entities with over 85 employees managing five low-income communities with 590 units, nine deed-restricted affordable housing communities with 504* units, 287 Housing Choice Vouchers and Emergency Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8), in addition to operating 230 units and 204 Housing Choice Vouchers for the Monroe County Housing Authority and administering several federal and state programs and grants for local governments throughout Monroe County totaling millions of dollars.

The Housing Authority also owns and manages the Frank P. Toppino Poinciana Gardens Senior Living Complex, a 3-tiered senior living community with 29 independent living apartments on the first floor, 31 fully-supported independent living apartments on the second floor, and 46 licensed assisted living units on the third floor. 

*2nd and 3rd floor units of the Frank P. Toppino Poinciana Gardens Senior Living Complex are not included in this number. 

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