Minor Home Rehabilitation Program

CITY OF MIRAMAR
NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY FOR HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM AND PURCHASE ASSISTANCE

HOUSING REHABILITATION FUNDS

The City of Miramar announces the availability of approximately ($3,294,065) in Housing Rehabilitation.  The source of this funding is $1,631,678 in State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) funding, approximately $224,677 in HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funding, and approximately $1,437,710 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.  Housing rehabilitation funds will be used for the City of Miramar’s housing initiatives for very-low,  and low-income households, with priority given to special needs households.   

Pre-screening forms will be distributed to ALL Miramar residents via U.S. mail for the Minor Home Repair Program. Prescreen forms may also be obtained by visiting Community Revitalization Affiliates, Inc. or by downloading from the websites www.crasouthfl.com or www.miramarfl.gov

Residents interested in the Housing Rehabilitation Program MUST return their completed pre-screening form to Community Revitalization Affiliates, Inc. IN-PERSON no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, 2021. No forms will be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on November 11, 2021. No forms will be accepted by email or regular mail.



COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION AFFILIATES, INC.
3350 SW 148TH AVENUE, SUITE 110, MIRAMAR, FL 33027
BETWEEN THE HOURS OF: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
For questions regarding the pre-screening form, please call
954-939-3271

No pre-screening forms will be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, 2021.  The pre-screening form is NOT an application.

Community Revitalization Affiliates will review all pre-screening forms to determine applicant eligibility.  Those who qualify will receive a letter, email or phone call stating the specific date, time and location application will be distributed.  Those who do not qualify will receive a letter stating they do not qualify for the program.


If you have received assistance from the City of Miramar previously you may not be eligible for additional assistance.


If you are a person with special needs/disabled and need assistance, you MUST call (954) 939-3271 no later than Wednesday, November 10, 2021 by 4:30 p.m.

 Program Description  Amount
Housing Rehabilitation Program - Provides assistance to approximately 36 households to correct building code violations, make barrier-free modifications, install hurricane protection, address weatherization improvements, promote energy efficiency/conservation and address other minor home repairs to owner-occupied properties in the City. Available to very low, and low and households up to 80% AMI. Priorities given to households with special needs and very low to low income.  ($3,294,065)

            Household Size
Maximum Income Limit
Minor Home Repair
(up to 80% AMI)
           
   1 $49,300  
  2 $56,350   
  3  $63,400  
   4  $70,400  
   5  $76,050  
   6  $81,700  
   7 $87,300  
   8 $92,950  


PURCHASE ASSISTANCE FUNDS

There is approximately $465,222 available in Purchase Assistance in State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) funding.  Purchase Assistance funds will be used for the City of Miramar’s housing initiatives for very low and low-income households, with priority given to special needs households. Applications will be processed on a first come, first qualified, first served basis in the order the applications are received and funds are encumbered.


Purchase Assistance Applications will be available ONLINE @ www.crasouthfl.com or www.miramarfl.gov and for PICKUP beginning Monday, November 8, 2021
AT  
COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION AFFILIATES, INC.
3350 SW 148TH AVENUE, SUITE 110, MIRAMAR, FL 33027
BETWEEN THE HOURS OF: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

Purchase Assistance Applicants MUST attend a MANDATORY “Homeownership Counseling Workshop” prior to receiving assistance.


 Program Description  Amount
First-Time Homebuyer Program - Provides down payment and closing cost assistance to approximately 14 very-low and low-income applicants. The amount of assistance per household will vary with income level. Priority will be given to households with special needs (Disability and Seniors).  $465,222

            Household Size
Very Low
Income
31%-50% AMI and Lower
Low
Income
51% to 80% AMI
     
     
 
   1 $30,800  $49,300  
  2 $35,200  $56,350  
  3 $39,800  $63,400  
   4 $44,000  $70,400  
   5 $47,550 $76,050   
   6 $51,050 $81,700   
   7 $54,800  $87,300  
   8 $58,100  $92,950
 

Effective April 1, 2021, the Median Family Income for Ft. Lauderdale HMFA (Broward) is $73,400.     
Maximum Housing Value - $331,888

Information on the programs may be obtained by visiting www.crasouthfl.com or by calling 
 (954) 939-3271 for more information. 
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Minor Home Rehabilitation Program is administered by the City of Miramar in conjunction with the City’s consultant, CRA of Florida.
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