PCHA’s New Pinellas Heights Community Receives National Green Building Standard SILVER Award!

We are very excited to announce that Pinellas County Housing Authority’s new Pinellas Heights senior community has received the National Green Building Standard SILVER Award!
The NGBS certification provides independent, third-party verification that an apartment building is designed and built to achieve high performance in six key areas: Site Design, Resource Efficiency, Water Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Indoor Environmental Quality, and Building Operation & Maintenance. To learn more about the National Green Building Standard Certification and its process, please visit: homeinnovation.com/services/certification/green_homes.

“This accomplishment is one more step taken toward meeting PCHA’s strategic goal of implementing green initiatives,” said Debbie Johnson, PCHA’s executive director. Accreditation is a direct result of the hard work and dedication of our developer partner, Norstar Development USA, LP.

Congratulations to all PCHA and Pinellas Heights partners on successfully completing a beautiful, energy-efficient, and sustainable housing community for low-income seniors!

Pre-Leasing Pinellas Heights Senior Apartments


Although units are filling up quickly, it’s not too late to reserve your new home!

The Pinellas County Housing Authority is accepting applications from low-income seniors for the new Pinellas Heights community located at 11411 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33778. One and two bedroom apartment homes will be available for seniors 62 years of age or older in early 2014. Rent for the new apartments is based on income. Senior residents will pay approximately 30% of their monthly income for rent. Located just two miles from the beautiful Pinellas beaches, the tastefully decorated community will feature accessible units with roll-in showers, granite counter-tops with built-in breakfast bar as just a few of the amenities. An on-site activities room, library, game room, fitness center, and laundry facilities on every floor complete the community’s appeal to active seniors.

The maximum Annual Income to qualify is:

  • 1 Person – $23,880
  • 2 Persons – $27,300

Applications for Pinellas Heights may be picked up at the following office locations:

  • PCHA Central Office – 11479 Ulmerton Rd, Largo, FL 33778
  • Crystal Lakes Manor Office – 4200 62nd Ave N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781
  • Palm Lake Village Office – 1515 County Road 1, Dunedin, FL 34698

Please click on the following link to download an application:
Pinellas Heights Pre-Application

Handicapped and/or disabled applicants who are unable to pick up an application at one of the locations above may call 727-443-7684 ext. 3124 and request an application via mail. TTY: (800) 955-8771 TTD: (800) 955-8770

Applications will ONLY be accepted by U.S. MAIL and must be addressed to:

Pinellas County Housing Authority
11479 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778

Applications will not be accepted in person or via fax.

“The Pinellas County Housing Authority board and staff are very excited to make available this beautiful, truly affordable rental housing to the low-income seniors of Pinellas County” said Debra Johnson, PCHA’s executive director. PCHA is an Equal Housing Opportunity provider.

Pre-applications for Pinellas Heights are now available! October 28, 2013.


Pinellas Heights is a senior community for those age 62 and older.

Minimum household eligibility is limited to 50% and 60% of the area median income and the household rent is limited to 30% of monthly income. 


Household Occupancy Limit                                      Maximum Area Median Income Allowable                                                             

1 bedroom apartment, No more than 2 persons, 1 person household              $23,880

2 bedroom apartment, No more than 3 persons, 2 person household              $27,300

                                                                             3 person household               $30,720

Please refer to the pre-application below for more information:

Pinellas Heights Pre-Application