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 home buyers 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.
Applications Now Being Accepted for Hardship Assistance for Fire Protection Assessment.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2015
In accordance with Resolution 2013-115 Section 4, Citrus County has created a Hardship Assistance Program to assist residential property owners, who meet eligibility criteria, with the financial burden created by the imposition of the Municipal Services Benefit Unit for Fire Protection Assessment that was approved on July 23, 2013.
Housing Assistance Programs:
- Florida Hardest Hit & Principal Reduction Program
- Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Homes for Sale - (NSP)
- Rental Assistance (Section 8)
- SHIP Programs
(Emergency Home Repair, First Time Homebuyer, Home Repairs for Low Income Families, Mandatory Water and Sewer Connection Assistance, Not-For-Profit Developer Strategy Assistance)