Rental and Utilities Assistance and Mortgage and Utilities Assistance

Assistance is available to eligible residents who are impacted by COVID-19:

Rental and Utilities Assistance Program

  • Rent, late fees, and utilities payment (water and electricity)
  • Up to six months of payment not to exceed $15,000
  • Payment made to landlord or utility company
  • Households in the 80% area median income are eligible (refer to income chart)

Mortgage and Utilities Assistance Program

  • Mortgage (insurance and homeowner association fee) and utilities payment (water and electricity)
  • Up to six months of payment not to exceed $25,000
  • Payment made to mortgage lender or utility  company
  • Households in the 80% area median income are eligible (refer to income chart)

Applications will be available to download starting on September 15, 2021.

Completed applications along with all required documentation must be submitted in person starting September 22, 2021. Please note, incomplete applications will be rejected.

Applications will be processed on a first come, first served, first qualified basis until funds are exhausted.

Community Revitalization Affiliates, Inc.

6151 Miramar Parkway, Suite 202

Miramar, FL 33023

Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday- Friday

Senior (60 years and older) with limited no access to a computer/technology should contact City of Miramar’s Community Services Department at (954) 889-2719.

For additional information, please visit www.crasouthfl.com or by calling (954) 939-3271.

This program provides down payment and closing cost assistance to very-low and low income first-time homebuyers. The amount of assistance varies with income level and is available on a first-come, first-qualified basis until no more funding remains under the program.

Assistance is in the form of a 15-year, 0% interest deferred second loan that reverts to a grant if all program conditions are met.

Please contact City’s grant consultant, Community Revitalization Affiliates, Inc at (954) 939-3271 for up-to-date funding availability

First-time Homebuyer Program is administered by the City of Miramar in conjunction with the City’s consultant, Community Revitalization Affiliates, Inc.

CITY OF MIRAMAR

NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY FOR HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM AND PURCHASE ASSISTANCE

HOUSING REHABILITATION FUNDS

The City of Miramar announces the availability of approximately ($3,294,065) in Housing Rehabilitation.  The source of this funding is $1,631,678 in State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) funding, approximately $224,677 in HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funding, and approximately $1,437,710 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.  Housing rehabilitation funds will be used for the City of Miramar’s housing initiatives for very-low,  and low-income households, with priority given to special needs households.

Pre-screening forms will be distributed to ALL Miramar residents via U.S. mail for the Minor Home Repair Program. Prescreen forms may also be obtained by visiting Community Revitalization Affiliates, Inc. or by downloading from the websites www.crasouthfl.com or www.miramarfl.gov

Residents interested in the Housing Rehabilitation Program MUST return their completed pre-screening form to Community Revitalization Affiliates, Inc. IN-PERSON no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, 2021. No forms will be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on November 11, 2021. No forms will be accepted by email or regular mail.

COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION AFFILIATES, INC.

3350 SW 148TH AVENUE, SUITE 110, MIRAMAR, FL 33027
BETWEEN THE HOURS OF: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
For questions regarding the pre-screening form, please call 954-939-3271

No pre-screening forms will be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, 2021.  The pre-screening form is NOT an application.

Community Revitalization Affiliates will review all pre-screening forms to determine applicant eligibility.  Those who qualify will receive a letter, email or phone call stating the specific date, time and location application will be distributed.  Those who do not qualify will receive a letter stating they do not qualify for the program.

If you have received assistance from the City of Miramar previously you may not be eligible for additional assistance.

If you are a person with special needs/disabled and need assistance, you MUST call (954) 939-3271 no later than Wednesday, November 10, 2021 by 4:30 p.m.

Homeownership Counseling

This program includes foreclosure prevention counseling, pre-purchase and post-purchase counseling, fair housing assistance, and assistance with budgeting.

Counseling is provided through the Housing Foundation of America.

Residential Utility Connection

This program provides grant assistance up to $5,000 to connect to the City’s main sewer system. This activity benefits low income persons.

This is a one-time grant provided by the City of Miramar. A second mortgage is not applied to the property.

The Residential Utility Program is administered by the City of Miramar in conjunction with the City’s consultant, Community Revitalization Affiliates, Inc.