About Renting from HABC/MHA

Rent from HABC/MHA: Public Housing

The Housing Authority of Brevard County (HABC) and the Melbourne Housing Authority (MHA) owns and manages more than 500 rental housing units that are available at affordable rents to low- and moderate-income residents.

Qualified households with annual income that is no greater than 80 percent of Brevard County’s Area Median Income (AMI) can rent from HABC at below-market rates.

Low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities can rent from HABC if their income is no greater than 80 percent of Brevard County’s AMI.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) determines Brevard County’s AMI each year.

Rental housing for seniors, families, Veterans, workers, and residents with sepcial needs are among the devleopments in HABC’s/MHA’s real estate portfolio.

Apply to Rent

The public housing wait list is currently closed. No applications will be accepted until the wait list reopens.

HABC/MHA will announce when the wait list will be reopened and when applications will become available. Announcements will be made here on this website, on the radio, and it print media. 

All applications must be completed online through this website.