Community Development Block Grant

The CDBG program works to ensure decent affordable housing, to provide services to the most vulnerable in our communities, and to create jobs through the expansion and retention of businesses. CDBG is an important tool for helping local governments tackle serious challenges facing their communities. The CDBG program has made a difference in the lives of millions of people and their communities across the Nation.

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Economic Development
Emergency Repair Program

The program provides a one-time emergency repair assistance grant to low-income single family detached owner-occupied households up to a maximum of $15,000.

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Exterior Home Improvement Program (Curb Appeal)

Wait List Is Currently Closed

Eliminating slum and blight within its district is a top priority for the Pompano Beach Office of Housing & Urban Improvement. The Exterior Home Improvement Program is designed to help by providing grants to the owners of single-family residential properties.

The Program is funded by the CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) Program through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Program accomplishes these objectives by renovating deteriorated exterior facades and yards of houses that are owned/occupied by low and moderate-income residents of the City of Pompano Beach. The Program is open to homeowners in the entire City who have a house and/or yard in need of renovation or improvement and that meet the income guidelines.

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First Time Home Buyer

The First Time Home Buyer program provides funding to eligible first time homebuyers to purchase a home. Funding will be used to pay all or a portion of the costs and/or down payment required for the purchase. Maximum Purchase Price for a home cannot exceed the $217,00 as per Section 215(b) Limits. Effective 1/1/2014. Applications are awarded in order of the first completed and verified application. For an application and more information click on the links below.

Currently Accepting Applications


For more income guidelines and additional information click here.

Hardest Hit Program

The federal government has allocated funding to help pay the mortgages of qualified homeowners who are unemployed or underemployed through no fault of their own.

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Home Investment Partnership Program

HOME (HOME Invesment Partnership Program) is the largest Federal block grant for State and local governments designed exclusively to create affordable housing for low-income households. Each year it allocates approximately $2 billion among the States and hundreds of localities nationwide. The program was designed to reinforce several important values and principles of community development.

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Housing Rehabilitation Program

Wait List Is Currently Closed

The city provides up to $30,000 for home repairs for income eligible homeowners. These funds are utilized to make necessary improvements to ensure that the home is safe and meets current code requirements. Eligible repairs include correcting code violations, weatherization, roof, plumbing and electrical improvements, septic systems, etc. The rehabilitation program is open once a year. For more information please contact the Office of Housing and Urban Improvement at (954) 786-4659.

Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program

Not Currently Accepting Applications.

HPRP is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Stimulus Bill) and is designed to either prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless or help those who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized. The Broward Regional Health Planning Council administers this program for the City. For more information and to find out how to apply, please call (954) 537-0211.

Neighborhood Stabilization Program

Communities across the country have been severely impacted by mortgage foreclosures and declining property values. In response, Congress passed the Housing and Economic Recovery Act (HERA) and funded the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) to help revitalize and stabilize impacted communities.

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Utility Assistance Program (Waterline & Sewerline)

The Office of Housing and Urban Improvement (OHUI) Utility Assistance Program was designed to repair or replace leaking or damaged drinking water service line or wastewater lateral pipes on your property. This grant assistance offers up to a maximum of $3,000 for residents who are eligible under the HUD income guideline.

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Scholarship Program

Now accepting 2014 Scholarship applications. The City of Pompano Beach Office of Housing and Urban Improvement is offering ten college scholarships for Pompano Beach residents. The City is contributing 20,000 through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)Program.

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Section 3

The Section 3 program requires that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent possible, provide job training, employment, and contract opportunities for low- or very-low income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods.

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State Housing Initiatives Partnership

The purpose of the program is to provide funds to local governments as an incentive to create partnerships to produce and preserve affordable home ownership and multifamily housing. The SHIP program was established by the passage of the 1992 Sadowski Affordable Housing Act. Funds are allocated on a population-based formula. The minimum allocation is $350,000 and the largest allocation is a little over $9 million. SHIP funds are distributed to all 67 counties and 48 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) entitlement cities.

To view Notice of Funds Availability Click Here.