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Online Waiting List Pre-Application

Before you begin the pre-application process, please have available social security cards, names and dates of birth of all family members. Also you will need income of all family members. Make sure you have typed correctly all information. Have paper and pen ready to write down your confirmation number.

Submit only ONE pre-application to HACMB. Duplicate pre-applications will not be accepted.

Pre-Applications can be received online anytime during the waiting list period. Applicants will receive a confirmation number to acknowledge successful transmission of the pre-application. By submitting this pre-application information you are not guaranteed placement on any waiting list.

Maintaining Your Status on the Waiting List
If you are added to the waiting list, you will be notified by mail when your name comes to the top of the waiting list or if we are updating our files. If you do not respond to our notifications, or your letter is returned undeliverable, your name will be removed from the waiting list. If you have a change of address, phone number, income or family size, you must notify us within 10 business days of the change. ALL REQUESTS FOR CHANGE MUST BE IN WRITING. No changes will be taken over the phone. Please include your social security number on any correspondence.

Status of your pre-application
Please click here https://miamibeach.apply4housing.com/status to use the AppChecker to see whether or not you were selected during a Random Draw/Lottery process.


  • An applicant must qualify as an individual or family as defined by HACMB.
  • Head of household must be at least 18 years of age at the time of this pre-application or an emancipated minor by a court of competent jurisdiction, consistent with Florida law.
  • Family must have annual income at the time of elgibility that does not exceed the income limits established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (USHUD).
  • Applicant and all adult members of the family must pass a criminal background check.
  • Applicant or any member of the family that has ever been convicted of manufacturing or producing methamphetamine on the premises of any federally-assisted housing or any family household member that is subject to a lifetime registration requirement under a state sex offender registration program will not be eligible for housing assistance.
  • Applicant and all members of the family must provide documentation of social security numbers for all family members or certify that they do not have social security numbers at the time of initial eligibility interview.
  • Applicant and all members of the family must meet USHUD requirements on citizenship or immigration status.
  • Applicant or any member of the family who currently owes rent or other amounts to HACMB or any other housing authority will not be eligible for assistance.
  • Applicant or any member of the family who has ever been terminated from any housing assistance program will not be eligible for assistance.

The Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, marital status, family status, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, ancestry, or sexual orientation in the access to, admission into, or employment in, housing programs or activities.

Begin by entering your date of birth and social security number:

Date of birth

Select the programs you want to apply to:

Please enter your SSN twice to get started:

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