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Notice of Funding Availability
Pinellas County State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program
Pinellas County expects to receive approximately $716,111 in SHIP funds during Fiscal Year 2013-2014 and will accept applications under Homeownership and Rental Strategies for housing production, preservation, and other activities included in its Local Housing Assistance Plan between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. A copy of the Local Housing Assistance Plan is available more>
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Pinellas County Consortium and Urban County
Draft 2013-2014 Action Plan
Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Solutions Grant, and
HOME Investment Partnership Programs
The Pinellas County Consortium 2013-2014 Action Plan identifies housing and community development needs, priorities, objectives and strategies as well as FY2013-2014 proposed activities.
A draft of the Plan can be viewed at the following locations April 19 to May 18, 2013. Public comments on the Plans are invited during this period; send to the Pinellas County Community Development Department at the address below.
Pinellas County Community
600 Cleveland Street, Suite 800
Clearwater, FL 33755
201 Highland Avenue
Largo, FL 33779
Approximately 89% of Pinellas County’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds are allocated to activities which principally benefit low and moderate-income households. The remaining will fund activities eliminating slum and blight.
A public hearing by the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners on the Action Plan will be held on July 9, 2013. A separate notice in July will announce the hearing.
Visit our website here at www.pinellascounty.org/community/Executive%20Summary.htm for more information.
NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY
PINELLAS COUNTY CONSORTIUM
CONSOLIDATED SUBMISSION FOR 2013-2014
FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
January 18, 2013
Pinellas County estimates receiving the following funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2013.
Local Businesses Needed to Stem Foreclosure Crisis Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3
The Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County is seeking professionals to assist in the Purchase, Rehabilitation and Resale Program in conjunction with the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 (NSP3). The following residential services will be selected through a competitive process: Remodeling and New Construction, Demolition and Abatement Contractors, Property Maintenance and Yard Contractors, Landscaping Installation, Appraisal, Title Services, and Lead-based Paint Inspection. The NSP3 Program was authorized under Section 1497 of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. This program will be used to stabilize neighborhoods whose viability have been and continues to be damaged by the economic effects of properties in the hardest hit areas of Pinellas by acquiring and renovating foreclosed and abandoned homes and returning them to the resale market. Responses are due at 5:00PM on 5 October 2012. Contractors who are State-certified as Minority or Women-owned Businesses are strongly encouraged to apply.
To access the Request for Letters of Interest, please visit:
- Residential Home Remodeling and Construction
- Demolition Contractors RLI
- Property and Yard Maintenance Company RLI
- Landscape Installation Contractors RLI
- Appraisal Company RLI
- Title Company RLI
- Lead-Based Paint Inspection Company RLI
See how neighbors and community partners came together to transform and enhance Norton Apartments. View presentation
Read the full story:
Preserving Norton Apartments: it took a village and well worth the effort
Exciting new garden-style apartments are coming to Largo. Lots of great amenities and green features will make this community a great place to call home. watch video
Pinellas County Consortium and Urban County 2012-2013 Action Plan
Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Solutions Grant, and HOME Investment Partnership Programs
The Pinellas County Consortium 2012-2013 Action Plan identifies housing and community development needs, priorities, objectives and strategies as well as FY2012-2013 proposed activities.
Approximately 87% of Pinellas County’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds are allocated to activities which principally benefit low and moderate-income households. The remaining will fund activities eliminating slum and blight.
A public hearing by the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners for approval of the Action Plan was held on May 22, 2012. The Action Plan was submitted to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for approval in August 2012.
Review the Executiv Summary for more information.
PINELLAS COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM ROUND 3
SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO 2011-2015 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND 2010-2011 ACTION PLAN
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced the allocation of additional funding authorized under Section 1497 of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. Funding is being provided through the third round of Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and will be used to stabilize neighborhoods whose viability have been, and continue to be, damaged by the economic effects of properties that have been foreclosed upon and abandoned.
Pinellas County intends to submit a substantial amendment to the current Five Year Consolidated Plan and One Year Annual Action Plan no later than March 1, 2011, in order to access the $4,697,519 allocation of funds.
A draft of the substantial amendment to the 2011-2015 Consolidated Plan and 2010-2011 Action Plan will be available for viewing and public comment at the Pinellas County Community Development Department, 600 Cleveland Street, Suite 800, Clearwater, FL 33755 and on the Department's website at www.pinellascounty.org/community/pdf/nsp3amendment.pdf from January 19 to February 2, 2011.
Many of the Citizen Participation Plan requirements have been abbreviated in order to meet the application deadline. Interested parties are encouraged to mail or send comments during the comment period, as they will not be able to make comments at the February 22nd Board meeting when the Board of County Commissioners will consider the Program Amendment. Public comments on the Amendment should be sent to the Pinellas County Community Development Department at the address above or e-mailed to email@example.com.
Dreams Come True for New Homeowners
A dedication and celebration of homeownership is planned for two families who have worked hard and provided “sweat equity” to achieve the dream of a home of their own. The homes are part of a new townhouse development in Dunedin called Shady Grove that is being built by Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County. Pinellas County provided financing for the land acquisition, site development and construction of the first three-unit building. Read more