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Request Public Records from Public Housing and Community Development

Public Housing and Community Development's (PHCD) records are available to inspect or copy. We will make every effort to expedite public records requests. However, depending on the size, complexity and location of records, it may take up to 30 days to process.

A request may be made by mail, fax, email or telephone. In order to expedite your request, please provide specific details that will assist us in gathering the information for your request. Prior to completing the request, PHCD will provide the requestor with an estimate for approval.

Confidential information will be redacted and kept from inspecting and copying. Although Florida Statues permit the release of certain types of client information, the federal government does not, based on the 2015-16 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Privacy Protection Guidance for Third Parties.

  • Regulation & Compliance

    Public Records

    Under state law, all government records “Shall be open for personal inspection by any person.” Fees for copies are 15 cents for a 1-sided page; 20 cents for a 2-sided page, and $1 for certified page.

    Fees Charged to the Public for Examining and Duplicating Records

    This Administrative Order provides guidelines on service fees and the procedure for departments to establish service fee rates. If more than 20 minutes of research is required, additional charges will be applied at the rate of the personnel working on the request.

    Records Management Program

    This Administrative Order outlines the procedures and responsibilities for record inventories, retention schedules, storage and filing. It establishes the program to ensure that public records are created, used, and disposed of in a manner that is economical, effective, and serves the goal of public accountability.

    Emails are public records

    Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Phone Number(s)

Mail / Email

Locations and Hours

  • Overtown Transit Village North

    701 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33136
    16th Floor
    786-469-2168
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Public Housing and Community Development
Michael Liu , Director

Overtown Transit Village North
701 NW 1st Court, 16th Floor Miami, FL 33136
786-469-4100 | phcdwebmaster@miamidade.gov786-469-4100 | phcdwebmaster@miamidade.gov