Minor Home Repair (CDBG, SHIP, HOME)
The City of Pembroke Pines, through the use of federal and state funds awarded to the City, is pleased to provide minor home repair assistance for low-to-moderate income households in owner-occupied housing units throughout the City. This program is administered by the City of Pembroke Pines in conjunction with the City’s consultant, Community Redevelopment Associates of Florida, Inc. (CRAFLA).
Funding is based on availability and provided on a first-come, first-qualified, first-serve basis. Funding varies on an annual basis.
The primary purposes of our rehabilitation programs are:
1. To correct municipal code violations.
2. To abate any health and safety problems in your home.
3. To provide safe electrical and mechanical systems.
4. To stop weather penetration to make your home more energy efficient.
5. To improve the general condition of your home’s structure
Check your Eligibility
The home owner(s) household must qualify as a very low, low, or moderate income household pursuant to the HUD and/or State Guidelines depending on funding source. Please see chart below.
The home owner(s) must occupy the unit as their primary residence, must be current with their mortgage(s), property insurance, HOA dues and have no other government or private liens on the property to receive assistance.
Complete the Application
Applications can be downloaded at www.crafla.com Gather all supporting documentation listed on the application. Only completed applications will be accepted by appointment only by contacting CRAFLA at 954-431-7866, Ext. 110.
Once qualified, CRAFLA will order a property inspection with the Housing Inspector, to develop a set of work specifications for your home.
All work specifications will bid out to the City’s pool of contractors. The lowest, most responsive bidder will be awarded the project.
The homeowner signs homeowner agreement (HOME funded projects), second mortgage, and note.
Assistance is in the form of a 15-year, 0% interest deferred mortgage that reverts to a forgivable grant at the end of the 15-year period if all program conditions are met.
**Please be advised the CRAFLA staff may request additional documentation to update your file until your file is deemed complete
City Housing Consultant - CRAFLA
CRAFLA, is the City’s housing consultant. They work with the City and prospective clients on a variety of housing programs. The CRAFLA office is located within the City of Pembroke Pines at 8569 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024. Interested parties may visit their website at www.crafla.com or call their offices at 954-431-7866 • toll free at 1-877-CRAFLA1 (Hablamos Español).
|Household Size||Extremely Low Income (30% AMI>)||Very Low Income (31% to 50% AMI)||Low Income (51% to 80% AMI)||Moderate Income (81% to 120%)|