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May 18

Housing Employee Reaches Milstone

Posted on May 18, 2017 at 2:13 pm by Dawn Corrigan

Edward and Eric Smaller
Pictured: City Administrator Eric Olson and Edward Milteer

On April 26, 2017, at City Hall’s monthly Employee Recognition event, Pensacola Housing employee Edward Milteer was recognized for five years of service with the city. Mr. Milteer serves as a Housing Quality Standards inspector for Pensacola’s Housing Choice Voucher program. His work involves the completion of more than 2,000 HQS inspections and inspection reports a year.

Mr. Milteer had this to say about his employment with the City of Pensacola:

On April 16, 2012, I joined the City of Pensacola Housing team. Before joining the team, I worked at the Naval Air Station as a Construction Manager and a Construction Regional Superintendent. I even worked as Security Manager for a short stint. I’m a 20-year Veteran of the U.S. Navy, and while in the Navy I worked in the construction industry for many years. When I found my current job as a Code Enforcement Housing Inspector, it was the perfect fit. Being a City employee gives you a sense that you’re part of a great organization and team. For the past five years, I haven’t looked back, and I look forward to many more years of service with the City.

Congratulations, Edward!
Apr 20

Fair Housing Is Your Right: An Informational Workshop

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 11:42 am by Dawn Corrigan

April 2017 Fair Housing Workshop

In honor of Fair Housing Month, celebrated each April to commemorate of the passing of the Fair Housing Act in April 1968, the Escambia-Pensacola Human Relations Commission (EPHRC) will host “Fair Housing Is Your Right: USE IT!” a Fair Housing informational workshop, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

The workshop will run from 9 am until 12 pm, is free and open to the public, and will take place at the Woodland Heights Resource Center, located at 111 Berkley Drive in Pensacola.

The guest speaker will be C. J. Miles, Deputy Director of Fair Housing Continuum, Inc., a private, non-profit fair housing agency whose mission is to ensure equal housing opportunity and eliminate discrimination in Florida. Mr. Miles will speak on “Fair Housing 101: the Basics.”

If you have any questions, or to RSVP, please call (850) 437-0514 or email FHWorkshop@ephrc.org. Many thanks to EPHRC and the Fair Housing Continuum for putting the workshop together. We hope to see you there!
Apr 20

Pensacola Housing Section 8 Waiting List Is Closing

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 11:27 am by Dawn Corrigan

Please note that effective May 1, 2017, Pensacola Housing’s Section 8 Waiting List will be closing. Since our application process is conducted by phone and the Application Line is open two days each month, this means the final days to apply will be Wednesday, April 12, 2017, for general applications; and Thursday, April 13, 2017, when applications will be limited to elderly and disabled applicants only. (Elderly and disabled applicants may call on the general application day, as well.)

To be eligible to apply on Thursday, the Head of Household must either be 62 or older, or must meet the voucher program definition of a person with a disability.

You can click this link for a more complete description of our application process.

At this time, we cannot predict when the Waiting List will reopen. Pensacola Housing will publish public notices prior to reopening its Waiting List.

This change does not affect the status of those applicants who are currently active on our Waiting List. If you are an active applicant on our Waiting List, please be aware that we cannot predict when a voucher will become available for you. We are not scheduling any intake appointments or Eligibility Briefings at this time. When you near the top of the Waiting List, we will mail you an invitation to an intake appointment. Therefore, it is very important that you notify us promptly in writing if your mailing address changes. You can use this form to report mailing address changes. The completed form can be returned by mail to Pensacola Housing Division, P.O. Box 12910 Pensacola FL  32521; in person to 420 W. Chase St Pensacola FL 32502, between the hours of 7 am and 6 pm, Monday through Thursday; by email to bobrien@cityofpensacola.com; or by fax to (850) 595-0113 Attn: Barbara.