share   tweet 311
Home Owner Programs

Housing Finance and Community Redevelopment Division (HFCRD) is NOT accepting applications for Homeowner Program services. When additional funds are available, HFCRD will advertise and open an application period for these services.     

Homeowner Programs

Designed to help preserve Broward County's affordable housing stock, these four program-Minor Home Repair, Barrier Free/Special Needs, Water/Sewer Connection and Foreclosure Prevention-are for qualified homeowners of owner-occupied single-family properties. Eligible properties include detached single-family homes, townhomes, villas, or condominiums.  Multi-family dwellings or mobile homes are ineligible.

HFCRD serves the following areas:

​Unincorporated Broward County
​Coconut Creek
​Cooper City
​Dania Beach
​Hallandale Beach
​Hillsboro Beach
​Lauderdale-by-the Sea
​Lazy Lake Village
​Lighthouse Point
​Margate
​Oakland Park
​Parkland
​Pembroke Park
​Sea Ranch Lakes
​Southwest Ranches
​Weston
​West Park
​Wilton Manors

​Note: For any property located in a city not listed here, please contact that city directly for program information and availability. 

Minor Home Repair Program

This program provides wind mitigation and hurricane hardening services, prevents further deterioration, reduces energy loss and infiltration of outside elements of owner-occupied dwellings. Eligible improvements may include roofs, doors, windows and air conditioning. Eligible homeowners' gross household income may not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income based on household size, and must be current on their mortgage, property taxes, and property insurance. A ten (10) year deferred payment loan will be recorded on the improved property. 
 

Barrier Free/Special Needs Housing Program

This program provides disabled Broward County residents with a deferred payment loan for housing modifications and barrier removal to improve accessibility, and provide for health and safety repairs which allow the residents continued occupancy and to maintain their independence. Health and safety repairs may include wind mitigation and hurricane hardening unrelated to accessibility and barrier removal.

Eligible homeowners' gross household income may not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income based on household size, and must be  current on their mortgage, property taxes, and property insurance A ten (10) year deferred payment loan will be recorded on the improved property.


Water/Sewer Connection Program 

 This Program provides a grant to eligible homeowners in the Broward County Municipal Service District (BMSD), to connect to the available sanitary sewer system and abandon the existing Septic system. Eligible homeowners' gross household income may not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income based on household size, and homeowners must be current on their mortgage, property taxes, and property insurance.

Foreclosure Prevention 

A program to provide assistance to Broward County homeowners who are in default of their residential mortgage for at least thirty (30) days. The property must be owner occupied, and the home and homeowner must meet program qualifications and guidelines. The Foreclosure Prevention program is administered by: 

Broward County Housing Authority
4780 North State Road 7
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
954-497-4583 (Voice mailbox for housing counseling)