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CLK 24-059 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Hernando County State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program State Fiscal Years (FY) 2023-2024

CLK 24-059

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
Hernando County State Housing
Initiatives Partnership Program
State Fiscal Years (FY) 2023-2024

Hernando County has received an estimated $2,287,000 in grant funds and an estimated $800,000 in Hurricane Housing Recovery Program (HHRP) Funds under the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program during State Fiscal Years (FY) 2023-2024. Funding for the SHIP Program is based upon the amount of revenue generated through the local doc stamp tax paid on all real estate transactions and the State approved budget through the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC).
SHIP dollars may be used within Hernando County to fund Down Payment Assistance, Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation, Special Needs Housing, Emergency Repairs, Multi-Family Affordable Housing, Non-Profit Construction, and Disaster Strategies.
The County will make funds available at various times throughout the year for approved strategies and activities outlined in the current Local Housing Assistance Plan.
Hernando County is currently seeking applications for the following programs:
Owner-occupied Housing Rehabilitation assistance. Applications will be available beginning June 10, 2024, and will remain available until all funds are exhausted. Homes must be homestead, primary residence. Applications will be numbered in the ordered received and assistance will be provided on a first qualified, first served basis with a priority given to very low income and special needs households.
Hurricane Housing Recovery Program rehabilitation assistance for homes damaged as a direct result from Hurricane Idalia. Funding is available for unmet repair needs and the reimbursement of insurance deductibles for flood and homeowner insurance claims for eligible recipients due to Hurricane Idalia. Applications will be available beginning June 10, 2024 and will remain available until all funds are exhausted. The home must be homestead, primary residence. Applications will be numbered in the ordered received and assistance will be provided on a first qualified, first served basis.
Emergency Repair. Applications will be available June 10, 2024, and will remain available until all funds are exhausted.
The Emergency Repair program provides funding to qualified homeowners to remove conditions that are an imminent threat to the health and safety of the residents or those facing immediate emergencies to the home including, but not limited to, roof replacement, electrical hazards, failing septic systems, handicap accessibility, and non-functioning HVAC.
Applications will be made available beginning June 10, 2024, and will remain available until all funds are exhausted. For further detail, please contact Hernando County Housing & Supportive Services Department, 621 W. Jefferson Street, Brooksville, Florida 34601; by phone (352) 540-4338 or by email at [email protected].

Published: May 10, 2024
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