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The 2021 Outstanding Small Agency

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That's according to the Tallahassee-based Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (FAHRO), which awarded the Authority at its annual conference, held September 14-16, 2021, in Orlando. Boardmembers and Executive Director John W. Hurt were there and received the award. 

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The next Regular Board Meeting of the Riviera Beach Housing Authority is scheduled to be held Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 7:00 P.M. at the RBHA Administrative Office, 2001 Broadway, Suite 101, Riviera Beach, FL 33404 

If you have any questions please contact our Office at (561)845-7450.

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The business of the Riviera Housing Authority is to provide safe, decent and affordable housing to the residents of Riviera Beach.


The Riviera Beach Housing Authority  (RBHA) was established by the City of Riviera Beach - Resolution No. 173-68 adopted on December 4, 1968, under State of Florida Statutes Chapter 421.  The City Commission adopting this resolution declaring that: 

  1. An unsanitary and unsafe inhabited dwelling accomodations remains in the City of Riviera Beach, Florida; 

  2. There is a shortage of safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations in the City of Riviera Beach, Florida, available for persons of low-income as rentals thay can afford; and

  3. There is a need for a Housing Authority in the City of Riviera Beach, Florida.


In 2008, the State of Florida expanded the statutes under Chapter 421 to allow for housing authorities to either act as developer or partner to build and expand affordable housing within the state.

"To proactively develop and create sustainable housing and opportunities for residents of the City of Riviera Beach, so that residents are strengthened by having a safe and affordable living environment. Additionally, to create viable partnerships so that the Authority can meet its overall goals and objectives."


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