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Loan Servicing Update

The Community Development Department has transferred to a new loan system. If you don’t get your statement, or the information is incorrect or looks strange, please call our office at (727) 834-3445 and let us know. Do not call the Tax Collector.

We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.








Pasco County Community Development and Pasco County Planning and Development Encourage All Interested Applicants to Apply for the 2017 Affordable Housing Advisory Committee.

In accordance with Florida Statute, the AHAC must have no less than eight but no more than 11 members. Of these members, at least six of the following areas or industries must be represented:  

  • One citizen who is actively engaged in the residential home building industry in connection with affordable housing;
  • One citizen who is actively engaged in the banking or mortgage banking industry in connection with affordable housing;
  • One citizen who is a representative of those areas of labor actively engaged in home building in connection with affordable housing;  
  • One citizen who is actively engaged as an advocate for low-income persons in connection with affordable housing;
  • One citizen who is actively engaged as a for-profit provider of affordable housing;
  • One citizen who is actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing;
  • One citizen who is actively engaged as a not-for-profit provider of affordable housing;
  • One citizen who represents employers within the jurisdiction;
  • One citizen who represents essential services personnel, as defined in the local housing assistance plan (these include teachers, law enforcement personnel, emergency service and medical personnel, and local government employees); and
  • One citizen who actively serves on the local planning agency pursuant to Section 163.3174, Florida Statutes (the Development Review Committee in Pasco County).

 Other committee members may be citizens of the jurisdiction.

The application for the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee can be found here.

All applications must be returned by July 30, 2017, via hard copy to the Community Development Department, located at:

Pasco County Community Development
5640 Main Street, Suite 200
New Port Richey, FL 34652

If you have any questions, please contact Kim Newgard at  or by calling (727) 834-3445.


Community Development Has Gone Social!

Pasco County Community Development is now on Facebook! Like our page and 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:

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.


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 

•Homelessness Prevention and Assistance 

•Homeowner Rehabilitation

•Neighborhood Redevelopment

•Slum and Blight Removal 
Requests for Qualifications for Rental New Construction

The Community Development Department is pleased to announce Requests for Qualifications for 4 Properties to Develop Rental New Construction:

  • 3805 Darlington Road
  • Lake Drive (Parcel ID No.:  16-25-17-0110-18600-0400)
  • 6031 Hazelwood Drive
  • 3117 Fairmount Drive

For more information about these RFQs please contact Hilary Bruno at .

Application Period Open for Affordable Housing Projects

Pasco County Community Development has an open application period for affordable housing projects. If you have an idea for a project, you may send an email or letter to the Director of Community Development, at the contact information below:

George Romagnoli, AICP

Community Development Director
5640 Main Street #200
New Port Richey, FL 34652
(727) 834-3445 (New Port Richey)
(352) 521-4274, extension 3445 (Dade City)
(813) 996-7341, extension 3445 (Land O’Lakes)

Public Hearing Notice - Notice of Grants - Application Kickoff - 2017-2018

2017 - 2018

Annual Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME)


The Pasco County Community Development Department will hold its annual public hearing kickoff to explain the competitive CDBG and ESG grant application process and schedule, and the proposed use of HOME funds.  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, or visit our webpage at


The grant application public meeting kickoff will be held as follows:

APRIL 12, 2017
3:00 P.M.
Community Development Department
5640 Main Street
Third Floor Conference Room
New Port Richey, FL 34652

 Note that all requests for funding applications are due back to the Community Development Department by May 12, 2017, 5:00 P.M.  No exceptions to the deadline are allowed.

The Applications for both CDBG Public Services and ESG are located below:
CDBG Public Service Application
ESG Program Application

The 2017 Grants Management Manual for Subrecipients is also available here.