The City of Lakeland's Housing Office is pleased to announce that applications for Rehabilitation of Owner-Occupied, Single-Family Homes are now being accepted. 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.
Application forms are now available at the following locations:
Completed applications, which will be processed in the order they are received, should be mailed or delivered to:
City of Lakeland's Housing Office
1104 Martin L. King, Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, Florida 33805
Sources of funding for this program may include Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and the State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (SHIP). For more information, please contact the Housing Office at 863.834.3360 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Homeowners who were previously assisted through the City's home purchase assistance program, and who are attempting to refinance their first mortgage, first need the City of Lakeland to agree to subordinate its deferred second mortgage.
Though it is the City's general policy NOT to subordinate its Affordable Housing Mortgages, a waiver from the policy can be requested for:
Subordination requests will not be considered if: