- 2015- CDBG Action Plan
- 5.11.20 Housing Programs
- AI Public Notice 2018
- Approved Lenders 2.6.2020
- CAPER 2018-Draft
- City of Ocala 2016-2019 LHAP FINAL
- Draft Analysis of Impediments 2015-2019
- Fair Housing Analysis of Impediments Report 2019-2024
- Notice of SHIP Funds Available for Housing Assistance
- Notice of Substantial Amendment-City of Ocala CDBG
- Public Notice for CDBG Plans May 2019
- Rehabilitation Standards Manual
- SHIP Annual Report Closeout FY1617
How do I get Community Program assistance?Please call 352-629-8231 to schedule an appointment.
What services does Community Programs offer?The City of Ocala may offer Down Payment or Closing Cost purchase assistance, as well as housing repairs for owner-occupied homes.
Does the City offer rental assistance?The City does not offer rental assistance. Please call 211 for other possible programs.
I don't live in the city of Ocala; can I receive Community Programs assistance?Applicants must own a home within the City limits of Ocala. Staff can help you determine if your home is in the city or the county.
The Community Programs division of Community Development Services focuses on administering federal and state funding to assist homeowners and to ensure Ocala maintains safe and affordable housing for lower income persons.
This funding includes Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The State of Florida provides funding under the State Housing Initiative Program (SHIP).
After qualifying for income limits and meeting other criteria, citizens can apply for assistance to rehabilitate their housing. Most projects are completed within six months or less.
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