Media Release

County Housing Program Open House

Friday, February 17, 2017 9:15 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Housing Program will host their second annual open house on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the Thomas Coward Auditorium at the Department of Community Support Services (218 S.E. 24th Street, Gainesville). Those planning to attend must RSVP by February 24.

Housing Program staff will be sharing information with the public and community agencies about the various affordable housing programs offered. These programs include the SHIP Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Program for first-time home buyers and the Home Repair Assistance Program for Alachua County homeowners. Tabling opportunities for related community agencies are available.

For more information and to RSVP, contact the Alachua County Housing Program office at 352-337-6284 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).