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Public Notice

CDBG and HOME Programs One-Year Action Plan and Projected Use of Funds
Program Year: October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018


The City of Lakeland is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to prepare an Action Plan to qualify for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding.  The One-Year Action Plan for 2017-2018, to be presented at public hearings before the Lakeland City Commission on June 19th and July 17th, identifies the City's housing and non-housing community development needs and outlines strategies to address those needs.

The City's One-Year Action Plan and Projected Use of Funds for Program Year 2017-2018 will be available for public review and comment for thirty (30) days beginning June 14, 2017.  Interested persons may review the documents in the Neighborhood Services Office, 1104 Martin L. King, Jr. Avenue, Lakeland, FL  33805, or online here.  Written comments should be provided by July 13, 2017 to Annie Gibson at annie.gibson@lakelandgov.net or by regular U.S. Mail or in-person to 1104 Martin L. King, Jr. Avenue, Lakeland, FL  33805.

The Lakeland City Commission will hold a public hearing in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall, 228 S. Massachusetts Avenue, Lakeland, FL  33801 on June 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., to review the One-Year Action Plan and Projected Use of Funds for Program Year 2017-2018, and to review any comments received.  The City Commission consider the Plan again on July 17, 2017 and authorize its submission to HUD with any necessary modifications.

Housing Rehabilitation Available

Completed Applications Will Be Accepted
Starting October 5th

The Neighborhood Services Division is pleased to announce that applications for Rehabilitation of Owner-Occupied, Single-Family Homes will be accepted beginning Monday, October 5, 2015.  Applicants must own and have lived in their home for at least one year prior to applying for rehabilitation assistance. Mobile homes and rental properties are not eligible for rehabilitation assistance.  Homes in historic districts are subject to additional program restrictions.  Applications will not be accepted before October 5th, and must be mailed or delivered to:

Neighborhood Services Division
Housing Section

1104 Martin L. King, Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, Florida  33805

Application forms are now available at the following locations:

Applications will be processed in the order in which they are received.

Sources of funding for this program may include Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and the State Housing Initiatives Partnerships Program (SHIP). For more information, please call the Neighborhood Services Division at (863) 834-3360.