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Housing Rehabilitation Program

Housing Rehabilitation Program

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If you have questions or would like to apply for this program, please contact Ms. Liz Badillo, at 407.246.2347.

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 Housing Rehabilitation Informational 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 above or click here.

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 above.

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.