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State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP)

Department: Community Development
Date Awarded: 7/1/2011
Grant Name: State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP)
Program/Project Description: The State of Florida created the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program to produce and preserve affordable homeownership and rental housing. The Florida Housing Finance Corporation administers the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program. Funding is derived from the collection of documentary stamp tax revenues, which are deposited into the Local Government Housing Trust Fund.
Grant Amount: 382,207.00
Funding Agency: Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Project Contact:

Gloria M. Sajgo, AICP, Principal Planner
239-533-8311
sajgogm@leegov.com

More Information:
During Fiscal Year 2011/2012 SHIP funds designated for homeownership may not be used to finance homeownership housing unless the units had an initial certificate of occupancy prior to December 31, 2010 and funds designated for rental projects may not be used to finance rental housing, unless the units had an initial certificate of occupancy prior to December 31, 1996.


Grant Type: Formula Grant