NOTE: APPLICATIONS ARE DUE December 9TH, 2020
HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS
THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN DOES HEREBY ANNOUNCE THAT FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR HOUSING REHABILITATION/REPLACEMENT THROUGH THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM.
THE CITY IS NOW SOLICITING APPLICATIONS FROM VERY LOW, LOW AND MODERATE INCOME (LMI) HOUSEHOLDS FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HOMES WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS.
The City of Sebastian is providing housing assistance to owner-occupied households through the CDBG program in order to complete a HUD national objective through the revitalization of conditions in low to moderate income areas. Assistance will be provided in the form of a no interest deferred-payment loan. Only Mobile Homes built after 1996 are eligible. The City has been awarded $50,000 in entitlement funds and an additional $59,823 in CDBG-CV funds in accordance with the CARES act. The City is required to assist a minimum of 4 Households. Below is general information on the application process.
(CDBG) Application Process
A Homeowner Applicant Orientation, to be held at City of Sebastian City Hall Council Chambers on August 27, 2020 at 5:30 – 6:00. Attendance of Orientation is not mandatory; however, attendees will have the opportunity to ask any questions they may have regarding the CDBG Housing Rehabilitation program.
Applications are currently available for pick up at the City of Sebastian City Hall located at: 1225 Main Street, Sebastian, FL 32958 or may be downloaded from the website at www.cityofsebastian.org. A copy of the application may be requested from the City of Sebastian CDBG consultant, Guardian CRM, Inc by calling: 1-888-482-7393. The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 60 days from publication of this ad. Applications will be accepted at City of Sebastian Community Development Department (CDBG Housing Rehabilitation Office) located at 1225 Main Street, Sebastian, FL 32958 and time and date stamped to ensure compliance with the application acceptance period. Final application ranking shall be determined by the required guidelines set forth in the City of Sebastian CDBG Housing Assistance Plan (HAP).
All projects must benefit very low (VLI), low (LI), and low to moderate income (LMI) households. To qualify for the program, the property must be within the legal City Limits of City of Sebastian, FL; and must not exceed 80% of the Median Family Income (MFI) for the area, as determined by the 2020 Adjusted HOME Income Limits determined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
*Annual Household Income must not exceed this amount (80% MFI) to be eligible for the program
For More Information, contact Antonio Jenkins with Guardian CRM: 1-888-482-7393
City of Sebastian is a Fair Housing Community and an Equal Opportunity employer.