The City of Miramar announces the availability of funding from the Community Development Block Grant – Recovery Act (CDBG-R) to address residential repair needs for low income households throughout the City of Miramar. The City will also utilize reprogrammed CDBG funding, a balance of Disaster Recovery Initiative (DRI) funding, and reprogrammed State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) funding to address residential repair needs throughout the City. The Miramar residential rehabilitation program provides home repair assistance to low income homeowners who are experiencing conditions in and around the home that pose a threat to the health, safety, and welfare of the household occupants. Correction of code violations is priority. Safety, health, energy efficiency improvements, disaster mitigation, and general minor home repairs are also addressed. Funds will also be available to assist homeowners affected by Chinese Drywall. Priority is given to the elderly, households with special needs occupants, and emergency cases. This program is being carried out on a citywide basis and households that meet the eligibility requirement are encouraged to apply. The tables below show the funding sources with budgeted amounts, and income guidelines respectively.
Funding Source Budgeted Amount
Community Development Block Grant – (Recovery Act) $188,895
Home Repair Assistance
Re-programmed CDBG funding $360,000
Home Repair Assistance
Disaster Related Home Repair Assistance $659,865
Disaster Related Repairs and Disaster Mitigation
Re-programmed SHIP funding Home Repair Assistance $250,000
Maximum Income Limits
Household Size Low Income
(Number of people residing in home) (80% AMI or Less)
*Program Income Guidelines effective March 19, 2009.Income Guidelines are subject to change.
Applications will be processed on a first qualified, first served basis in the order applications are received.
Applications are being accepted and processed until funding is no longer available. Additional information on the programs may be obtained by visiting www.crafla.com (Click on the City of Miramar) or by calling 954-431-7866, Option 3 – Housing Programs. Applications can be obtained at the following address:
Community Redevelopment Associates of Florida, Inc.
8569 Pines Blvd, Suite 201, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024.
(Please go to Suite 207 for Housing Application)
The hours of operation are
Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The office is closed for lunch from 12:30-1:30 p.m. daily.