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Pasco County Community Development is now on Facebook! Like our page you will receive news about homes for sale, projects underway, and also highlights from our history as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary.

The link to our Facebook page is: http://www.facebook.com/PascoCommunityDevelopment


Mission Statement
The mission of Community Development is to improve the quality of life and housing conditions of residents through the fair, ethical and honest administration of local, state and federal programs.

Overview
The Pasco County Community Development Department administers the County's neighborhood revitalization, housing and homeless programs utilizing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP), Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) and Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funds.

The Department also is the principal government agency for Pasco County for Homeless Programs and administers the Housing Finance Authority.

Annually, we receive approximately $8 million dollars to assist the very low to moderate income citizens of Pasco County. Some of our activities are as follows:
  • Developing Public Facilities
  • Funding Public Services
  • Homebuyer Programs
  • Not-for-profit Agency Housing Development

News
PROGRAM YEAR 2015-2016 - CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT (CAPER) - PUBLIC NOTICE

During the 2015-2016 program years, funding from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs have funded a variety of projects throughout Pasco County.  As part of our efforts to keep citizens informed of the status of these projects, the 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report, Summary of Accomplishments Report, Financial Summary Report, and the Summary of Activities Report covering the period of October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016, is available for review for a 15-day comment period from December 6, 2016, through December 29, 2016, at the office of the Pasco County Community Development Department, 5640 Main Street, Suite 200, New Port Richey, FL 34652 and on the Pasco County Community Development Department website at http://www.pascocountyfl.net/Index.aspx?NID=385.  Pasco County will consider any comments or views of citizens received during the public-comment period.  A summary of comments or views will be attached to the performance report and submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on December 30, 2016.  Contact Charlene Daprile, Assistant Community Development Director at 727-834-3445 if you have any questions, or would like to discuss the report.

  
Request for Proposals - RFP-CD-16-197 Pasco Opportunity Program

 
This solicitation is posted on www.FloridaBidSystem.com

Access to this site is free by registering and creating an ID and Password. Paid membership is not required to access the solicitations and any Addendums that might be issued in the future. It is always important that those companies that wish to submit proposals under this solicitation check the site one week before the solicitation closing to determine if any Addendums have been issued and prior to submitting proposal.

All information on this solicitation will be provided through this website. Nothing said verbally will change this solicitation.

Any questions on this solicitation can be forwarded to Chris Davis, Assistant Purchasing Director:

Chris Davis, CPPO, CPPB
Asst. Purchasing Director
Pasco County BOCC
West Pasco Government Center
8919 Government Dr.
New Port Richey, FL 34654
727-847-8191 ext. 8353
Email:  


State Housing Initiatives Partnership - Annual Report Available for Review and Comment

The SHIP Annual Report for FY13-14, 14-15, and 15-16 is now available for view and comment.

Please click here to view the report.

If you have any comments about the report, please submit them to the Community Development Department by contacting us at (727) 834-3445.

Community Development Block Grant Application - Public Facilities

The Community Development Block Grant Application for Public Facilities is available here.

PASCO COUNTY

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)
PUBLIC HEARING – PROGRAM AMENDMENT
 

Pasco County is amending its 2014 Action Plan to add a new project allocating CDBG funds uncommitted to other activities.  

Agency/Project Name:        Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind, Inc.
Project Description:             Acquisition of Real Property  

            Allocation Amount:              $400,000.00
            National Objective:              570.208(a)(2)(i)(B) Limited Clientele
            Eligibility Citation:                570.201(a) Acquisition

The agency will use this opportunity to build a larger facility to meet the growing need for services hindered by the size of their current facility.  A public hearing will be held at 3:00 P.M. on October 3, 2016, at the Community Development Department, 5640 Main Street, Suite 300, New Port Richey, FL 34652 to receive any public comments on this amendment, or you may contact Charlene Daprile, Assistant Manager at 727-834-3445.

Pasco Opportunity Program Informational Meeting


Please be advised that Pasco County Community Development will be holding an informational meeting about the Pasco Opportunity Program in advance of the release of the Request for Proposals for interested agencies. 


This meeting will be held on September 16, 2016, from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM at the New Port Richey City Hall Council Chambers, located at 5919 Main St, New Port Richey, FL 34652. 
 
The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the upcoming request for proposals, the Pasco Opportunity Program, and our relationship with our housing not for profit agencies. Please plan on attending if your agency is interested in participating with the County in this program. 

For more information, please contact the Community Development Department at (727) 834-3445.

Reservation Deadline for Low-Income Borrowers through the Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP)


Please be advised that reservations for low-income borrowers seeking to receive assistance through the Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP) will not be accepted after September 7, 2016. Reservations received prior to September 7, 2016, will be valid for 60 days from the date of receipt.

Funds for very low, low, and moderate income borrowers remains available for the Pasco Opportunity Program (POP).

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Miller at

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Sincerely,

Community Development Department

 

                                           PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

PASCO COUNTY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

 

NOTICE OF GRANT APPLICATION FOR 
PUBLIC FACILITIES
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)


 The Pasco County Community Development Department will hold a special public meeting to explain the competitive CDBG application process for Public Facility projects.  If you are unable to attend, you may contact the Community Development Department at (727) 834-3445, 5640 Main Street, Suite 200, New Port Richey, for information.

The public meeting for the grant applications will be held as follows:
 

August 29, 2016
3:00 P.M.
City of New Port Richey
City Hall
5919 Main Street
New Port Richey, FL 34652
 

 

Note that all requests for funding applications are due back to the Community Development Division by September 16, 2016, 5:00 P.M.  No exceptions to the deadline are allowed.