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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. Priority is given to the elderly, households with special needs, 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) Home Repair Assistance
  • Re-programmed CDBG funding Home Repair Assistance
  • Disaster Related Home Repair Assistance – Disaster Related Repairs and Disaster Mitigation
  • Re-programmed SHIP funding Home Repair Assistance

    • Total $1,458,760

Maximum Income Limits                                                    Low Income

Household Size

(Number of people residing in home)                                  (80% AMI or Less)

      • 1                                                                  $42,850
      • 2                                                                  $48,950
      • 3                                                                  $55,100
      • 4                                                                  $61,200
      • 5                                                                  $66,100
      • 6                                                                  $71,000
      • 7                                                                  $75,900
      • 8                                                                  $80,800

*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 will be accepted and processed beginning March 1, 2010 until funding is no longer available. Additional information on the programs may be obtained by visiting (Click on the City of Miramar) or by calling 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.

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Feb 17 2010. Filed under Broward County, Local news, Miramar. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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