Housing Programs

The Planning and Economic Development Department is responsible for coordinating the City’s housing programs available through state and federal programs including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG),Home Investment Partnership  (HOME) State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP)  and Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). The City partners with a local vendor, Community Redevelopment Associates of Florida, Inc. (CRAFLA), to implement and process the City’s housing programs.  

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Pembroke Pines is offering a rent assistance program funded through the CDBG-CV program. Emergency Rental Assistance information. Funding and requirements for programs may change on an annual basis. Funds are limited and available on a first come, first qualified, first served bases when available.

The City of Pembroke Pines offers the following housing programs for income qualified participants:

  1. Minor Home Repair Assistance Fair Housing Logo
  2. First-Time Homebuyer Assistance

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).

*****The City of Pembroke Pines does not operate or have a Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).*****

The City's Fair Housing Coordinator is Joseph Yaciuk, AICP, who also serves as the Assistant Director of the Department. He can be contacted by calling 954-392-2100 or via email at jyaciuk@ppines.com.  The Fair Housing Coordinator is available to answer questions about housing or log a concern.

Income Chart

The Broward County Income Category Chart is based on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Income Limits Documentation System. 

Effective April 18, 2022, the Median Family Income for Ft. Lauderdale HMFA (Broward) is $82,100
Household Size Extremely Low (30% AMI >) Very Low (31% to 50% AMI)
Low Income (51% to 80% AMI)
Moderate Income (81% to 120% AMI)
1 $19,050 $31,750 $50,800 $76,200
2 $21,800 $36,300 $58,050 $87,120
3 $24,500 $40,850 $65,300 $98,040
4 $27,750 $45,350 $72,550 $108,840
5 $32,470 $49,000 $78,400 $117,600
6 $37,190 $52,650 $84,200 $126,360
7 $41,910 $56,250 $90,000 $135,000
8 $46,630 $59,900 $95,800 $143,760