The HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) provides formula grants to states and localities that communities use – often in partnership with local nonprofit groups – to fund a wide range of activities including building, buying, and/or rehabilitation affordable housing for rent or homeownership or providing direct rental assistance to low-income people. It is the largest Federal block grant to state and local governments designed exclusively to create affordable housing for low-income households.
The City of Lauderhill is a member of the Broward County HOME Consortia.
HOME Strategies Synopsis
City of Lauderhill uses HOME funds to provide home purchase, and rehabilitation assistance to eligible homeowners and new homebuyers.
Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program
The City of Lauderhill provide rehabilitation services to qualified owner-occupants, with incomes within the 50% and 80% range based on income limits established by HUD and adjusted for family size. Owner-occupied rehabilitation services include: correct code enforcement violations, health and safety issues, electrical and plumbing as deemed health and safety, repair or replacement of roofing, repair or replacement of windows and doors, and/or repair or replacement of air conditioning units.
Purchase Assistance Program
The City provides purchase assistance to qualified homebuyers within 50% to 80% range based on income limits established by HUD and adjusted for family size. Purchase assistance includes: closing costs, and down payment assistance.