The waiting list for the Housing Rehabilitation Program for the City of Orlando is temporarily closed and will be reopened when funding becomes available. Availability of funds will be posted on the City of Orlando website and the Orlando Sentinel. Please check these sites after July 1, 2015, for information regarding funding availability. We look forward to considering your housing rehabilitation needs at that time.
Single-Family, Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation – Assists qualified homeowners with repairs to eliminate existing life, safety, health and code violations. To be eligible to participate in this program, homeowners must have owned and lived in the home for a minimum of one year and meet income guidelines. The home must be located within Orlando city limits. For more information on program requirements and how to qualify, please see the Home Repair Program Flyer.
Households with Special Needs – Housing rehabilitation assistance is available to homeowners with special needs. First priority for assistance under this program is for persons with developmental disabilities seeking home modifications, including technological enhancements and devices, which will allow them to remain independent in their own homes and maintain their homeownership. For more information about this program, please use the contact information below.
Multi-Family, Rental Rehabilitation Assistance – Available to investors/owners for the rehabilitation of residential properties to increase the availability of affordable, decent, safe and sanitary rental units for very-low, low and moderate income residents. Assistance may be provided in the form of a low-interest or deferred loan for a portion of the cost of rehabilitation. Tenants of assisted units must be income-qualified by the City. Rent restrictions apply for specific periods of time, depending upon the amount of assistance provided per unit (minimum of five years and up to 20 years for new construction). For more information about this program, please use the contact information below.
Contractors – Qualified general contractors who are interested in bidding on single-family home rehabilitation and construction projects must attend a contractor registration meeting and submit the current contractor application form to the Housing and Community Development Department. Minority, women-owned and small contracting firms are encouraged to participate in this program.
- Home Repair Program Flier: Frequently asked questions
- Income Limits 2014: Household income limits set by HUD and used to determine an applicant’s eligibility for assistance under the Home Improvement and Down Payment Assistance programs.
- City Limits