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Applications Now Being Accepted for Hardship Assistance for Fire Protection Assessment
Submittal Deadline: April 30, 2016
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Effective October 1, 2014:
As determined by The BOCC by Resolution, an Interim Fire Service Assessment Fee will be calculated, and paid for, PRIOR to the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy, for new single family residences, new mobile homes and new non-residential buildings. The Certificate of Occupancy will not be issued if the Interim Fire Assessment Fee is not paid. >more...

Notice of Funding Availability

Special Housing Needs Strategy

 

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners, through the 2015-2016 SHIP budget resolution, approved to allocate a portion of its State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) funds for the purchase of new construction housing, the purchase of existing housing and the rehabilitation of, or additions to, existing housing used for special needs housing groups as noted in Section 420.9075(1)(a), Florida Statutes, including, but not limited to, homeless people, the elderly, migrant farm workers and persons with disabilities. The first priority of these special needs funds will be to serve persons with developmental disabilities as defined in section 393.063, Florida Statutes. This strategy funds non-homeownership housing initiatives. Special Needs housing is not restricted to geographic location, but must be located anywhere within Citrus County.

 

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Housing Services is dedicated to increasing the quantity and quality of decent, safe, and affordable housing for Citrus County's moderate, low, and very low income families.

This division administers state and federally funded housing programs for home repairs and improvements, provides subsidies to first time home buyers for down payments and closing costs, provides rental assistance, coordinates grant awards to affordable housing developers for new construction of homes for very low income and special needs families, as well as for affordable rental developments, and provides grant subsidies for utility connections and emergency energy assistance.

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