Housing Services is dedicated to increasing the quantity and quality of decent, safe, and affordable housing for Citrus County's moderate, low, and very low income families.
This division administers state and federally funded housing programs for home repairs and improvements, provides subsidies to first time homebuyers for downpayments and closing costs, provides rental assistance, coordinates grant awards to affordable housing developers for new construction of homes for very low income and special needs families, as well as for affordable rental developments, and provides grant subsidies for utility connections and emergency energy assistance.
Participants who attend the entire session will receive a Certificate of Completion that is required for Neighborhood Stabilization Program and other first time homebuyer assistance programs.
The class encompasses the entire home buying process including preparing your credit and finances, shopping for a home, home inspection, fair housing, available loan products, loan pre-approval, and closing. A variety of industry professionals will present to the class and answer questions throughout the session.
There is no charge to attend these sessions, but you must reserve a seat. Lunch will be provided.
- Emergency Home Repair Assistance
- First Time Home Buyers Program
- Homes for Sale - (NSP)
- Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Home Repairs for Low Income Families
- Mortgage Assistance (Florida Hardest-Hit Program)
- Rental Assistance (Section 8)
- Water and Sewer Connection Assistance