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PROGRAM YEAR 2015-2016

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  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.



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 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded Pasco County entitlement funds to improve the quality of life for low-and-moderate income persons. The Pasco County 2013-2018 Five-Year Consolidated Plan was approved by HUD beginning October 1, 2013. The Consolidated Plan serves as the comprehensive housing affordability strategy, community development plan, and submissions for funding under any of the Community Planning and Development formula grant programs, over a five-year period. The one-year action plan serves as the application for program year Federal funds, and provides a description of the activities that Pasco County will undertake during the next year to address priority needs and objectives as indicated in the Consolidated Plan. The formula grant programs covered by the plan include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).

On July 26, 2016, the Community Development Department will be presenting the activities as summarized in the attachment to the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners which address priority needs and objectives as set forth in the Consolidated Plan. A public hearing to receive public comment on the one-year action plan and approved activities will be held August 5, 2016, at 3:00 p.m., at the Community Development Department, 5640 Main Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, New Port Richey, Florida. The one-year action plan will be presented for Board of County Commissioners approval on August 9, 2016, and will be filed with HUD prior to August 15, 2016. Should you have any questions or comments concerning the plan, please contact George Romagnoli, Community Development Director, at 727-834-3445. If you would like to review said plan, it will be available July 18, 2016, at the Pasco County Community Development Department, 5640 Main Street, 2nd Floor, New Port Richey, Florida; and on the County website. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in these proceedings should contact the Community Development Department at 727-834-3445 at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing.

The complete notice of Public Hearing is available here.

Open House and Request for Qualifications - 18847 East Road

Pasco County Community Development has a 4 bedroom property located at 18847 East Road in Hudson that is being made available to a not-for-profit agency for affordable housing for very low income families with a special needs household member, or a group home.

The Open House will take place on July 7, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. All interested parties must submit an application to the Community Development Department no later than July 25, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. 

Additional information regarding the open house and the agency application can be found at

For more information, please contact: 

Hilary L. Bruno, B.A.  
Pasco County Community Development Specialist
5640 Main St. Suite 200
New Port Richey, FL 34652-2634
727-834-3445 phone x316
727-834-3450 fax

Notice of Public Hearing 

Notice is hereby given that the Pasco County Housing Finance Authority, Pasco County Florida (the "Authority") will hold and conduct a public hearing to be held on April 27, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as such matters may be heard, at the offices of the Authority, West Pasco Government Center, 1st Floor Board Room, 8731 Citizens Drive, New Port Richey, Florida 34654, for the purpose of receiving comments and hearing discussion concerning the issuance of a series of bonds by the Authority for the following purpose: 

The proposed issuance by the Authority of its Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds, Series 2016 (Regency Palms Project) (the "Bonds"), in an aggregate principal amount of not exceeding $25,486,000 in one or more series to finance a loan (the "Loan") to be made by the Authority to Port Richey Leased Housing Associates II, LLLP, a Minnesota limited liability limited partnership, or its successor or assign (the "Borrower") to finance the acquisition and rehabilitation of an approximately 200-unit multifamily apartment community known as "Regency Palms" which units will be available for rental to low and very low income tenants (the "Project").  The Project is located at 8332 Alnwick Circle, Port Richey, Florida.  The Project will be owned and operated by or on behalf of the Borrower.  

The Bonds will be special obligations of the Authority payable solely out of the revenues derived from a loan agreement with the Borrower.  The Bonds will not constitute an indebtedness of the Authority, Pasco County, Florida, the State of Florida (the "State") or any other political subdivision of the State within the meaning of any constitutional or statutory debt limitation or restriction.  The Authority has no taxing power. 

All interested parties are invited to present their comments at the time and place set forth above. 

Persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at this hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.  Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice, please contact the Community Development Division, at the same address above, Florida, at (727) 847-3445 (V) in New Port Richey; (352) 521-4274, extension 3445 (V) in Dade City; and (800) 955-8771 if you are hearing impaired.




2016 - 2017 Grants

 Annual Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) 

Note that all requests for funding applications are due back to the Community Development Division by May 13, 2016, 5:00 P.M.  No exceptions to the deadline are allowed.