NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY
Citrus County Housing Services hereby announces the availability of $10,000 in State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) funds for Fiscal Year 2014-2015. Applications will be accepted starting on July 10, 2015 from not for profit organizations for the Special Housing Needs strategy.
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.
Housing Assistance Programs:
- Florida Hardest Hit & Principal Reduction Program
- Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Homes for Sale - (NSP)
- Rental Assistance (Section 8)
- SHIP Programs
(Emergency Home Repair, First Time Homebuyer, Home Repairs for Low Income Families, Mandatory Water and Sewer Connection Assistance, Not-For-Profit Developer Strategy Assistance)