Tallahassee, FL- Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida
Housing) is working with other housing partners to provide a free, online
affordable housing locator service statewide called FloridaHousingSearch.org
This locator service will make it easier for affordable housing developments to
list their vacancies and for consumers to find them. The locator is part of
Florida Housing’s ongoing effort to respond to housing needs in general and
specifically during natural disasters.
FloridaHousingSearch.org currently allows Florida Housing funded
properties and properties in Hillsborough County to post their vacancies. As
the housing locator system is developed over time, other government subsidized
and privately-owned affordable rental properties will be able to register their
Florida Housing funded properties and properties in Hillsborough
County are now able to list their vacancies, identify the features and
amenities at the property, and provide information such as the number of
bedrooms and bathrooms, the location (with a map link), rent and deposit
requirements, utilities and much more. Property owners and managers will also
be able to update vacancy status immediately as units are being rented.
Florida Housing is working with Socialserve.com, a national
non-profit provider of housing locator services, on the development of the
website. Socialserve.com created the software being used on the website and is
responsible for maintaining the site. Socialserve.com also provides toll-free,
bilingual call center support to property owners and managers, tenants, and
housing service providers Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.
FloridaHousingSearch.org is available online 24 hours a day.
To register and list your properties with
Go to www.floridahousingsearch.org
Call Toll Free 1-877-428-8844 and a customer support staff from
Socialserve.com will assist you
Fax a registration form to Socialserve.com1-866-265-7811 (download form here)
If you have any questions or would like to provide comments or
suggestions about the housing locator, please contact Socialserve.com at
1-877-428-8844 or firstname.lastname@example.org.