Housing Programs

Housing Programs

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We administer local, state and federally funded grants to preserve and expand the availability of safe, sanitary and affordable housing in the County. In addition to providing financial assistance through grants and interest free, deferred payment loans, we also develop Affordable Housing Incentives to encourage single and multi-family affordable housing developments.
  
2017-2020 Alachua County SHIP Local Housing Assistance Plan effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.
​To obtain the Affordable Housing Incentives document or the 2017-2020 Alachua County SHIP Local Housing Assistance Plan, please contact the Alachua County Housing Program at 352-337-6240 or email at housing@alachuacounty.us​.
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Interactive Housing Map

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Alachua County has created an Interactive Housing Map to guide individuals as they consider making Alachua County, a place to call home or for citizens who are already home and are looking to move within the county. The Interactive Housing Map is a navigation tool that provides insight and transparency in locating public institutions, housing options, transportation, hospitals and healthcare centers, and food markets throughout Alachua County.

Housing Resources Map​

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Public Notice of SHIP Annual Report


SHIP Annual Report:

The State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Annual Report for State Fiscal Years 2017-2018 (close out), 2018-2019 (interim) and 2019-2020 (interim) has been drafted and will be available to the public for review and comments.

Please see the 2020 SHIP Annual Report Public Notice document​.

You can request a copy of the report by emailing Housing@alachuacounty.us, by calling (352) 337-6240, or by visiting the SHIP Office at 218 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, FL  32641.

Reports:

  • SHIP Closeout Annual Report 2017-2018
  • SHIP Interim 1 Annual Report 2018-2019
  • SHIP Interim 2 Annual Report 2019-20​20

For additional information, please contact the Housing Programs Office at 352-337-6240.

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DOWN PAYMENT CLOSING COST ASSISTANCE

DOWN PAYMENT CLOSING COST ASSISTANCE

You may qualify for up to $7,500 in down-payment and closing cost assistance​ through the Escambia County Housing Finance Authority.

MORE HOME BUYERS EDUCATION CLASSES

MORE HOME BUYERS EDUCATION CLASSES

Homebuyer Education Class Schedule​ for 2019-2020 lists classes that are being held ar various times through the year.





Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Incentives & Recommendations Report - 2019

​The 2019 Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Incentives and Recommendations Report​ is available for your review.

For additional information, please contact the Housing Programs Office at 352-337-6240.

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  • Stephen Weeks
  • Housing Programs Manager
  • John Henry Thomas, M.D. Center
  • 218 SE 24 Street
  • Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Phone: 352-337-6240
  • TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5:00 pm
  • Susan Meadows
  • Housing Program Coordinator
  • John Henry Thomas, M.D. Center
  • Gainesville
  • Phone: 352-337-6240
  • TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)
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    • Fair Housing
    • (800) 440-8091
    • If you have questions about Fair Housing call the number above or use the Florida Relay Service Voice (statewide) by dialing 711

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
    • 1-800-669-6820 (TTY)
    • If you have questions about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) call the number above
    • Section 504 of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA)
    • (800)669-9777 TTY (800)927-9275
    • If you have questions about Section 504 of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) call the numbers above
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