Paint The Town Hallandale Beach
July 15, 2021
The HBCRA offers a paint voucher worth up to $500, for the purchase of exterior paint and supplies for a residential property being painted by the homeowner
Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (HBCRA) programs foster community involvement and address quality-of-life issues, eliminating and preventing blighted conditions and are revitalizing, the economic integrity of the community. The HBCRA offers five residential programs that assist in the redevelopment of the community redevelopment areas, in order to eliminate the slums and blighted conditions, thus improving the attractiveness and quality of life for our existing and future residents of the City of Hallandale Beach. All HBCRA programs are on a first come, first ready basis, subject to availability of funds. If you are a homeowner or future homeowner, please take advantage of these opportunities.
The HBCRA offers a paint voucher worth up to $500, for the purchase of exterior paint and supplies for a residential property being painted by the homeowner. The program also allows hiring a qualified paint company or contractor. HBCRA would cover 90% of a maximum cost of $2,500 for single-family dwellings and 75% of maximum cost of $5,000 for multi-unit dwellings. The application fee for this program is $75 and it is non-refundable.
Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) is intended to encourage neighborhood beautification and enhanced curb appeal in all areas of the redevelopment district. The goal is to provide financial assistance for exterior residential facade improvements in the redevelopment district for the purpose of improving property conditions, values and aiding in the elimination of slums and blights. The program offers up to $50,000 for single-family homes and up to $75,000 for multi-family homes for qualified exterior improvements and there is, no application fee.
Storm Shutter/Impact Window Rebate
Under this program, the HBCRA offers a rebate of up to $1,500 for the installation of storm shutters or impact glass for owner-occupied properties, excluding mobile homes, in order to mitigate storm damage. The $1,500 is in the form of a rebate. The property owner is responsible for any costs exceeding the maximum $1,500 benefit. The application fee for this program is $75 and it is nonrefundable.
Replacement Home Program (RHP)
The RHP is a subset of the Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP). Applicants are identified to be eligible for this program once the property assessment, ordered by the HBCRA, proves that the costs of the recommended NIP improvements exceed 50% of the property appraiser’s assessed value of the property. Under the Replacement Home Program, the HBCRA will provide a low interest or interest-free loan up to $250,000 (or the current cost of construction with plans, permits, construction and finishes) to single-family home owner.
Senior NIP Mini Grant Program
This program provides up to $15,000 in financial assistance to seniors (age 60+) for exterior residential facade improvements in the redevelopment district for the purpose of improving property conditions, values and eradicating of slums and blights. The grant can also assist with interior repairs to mitigate life safety issues, including removal of asbestos, mold, home barriers to the disabled and/or elderly or other life safety issues, as determined by the Building or Code Compliance Official. A property can be assisted twice, every four years, providing that no other HBCRA loans or City liens exist on the property.
Senior Rental-Utility Assistance Program
This program provides up to $100 a month toward rental or utility expenses for up to six months. Applicants must be income-eligible (50% Area Median Income), senior households (age 60+), reside within the Hallandale Beach CRA boundaries and spend more than 30% of the household’s income on housing costs.
First Time Homebuyer Program
Under this program, the Hallandale Beach CRA (HBCRA) provides a maximum amount of $80,000 in down payment assistance for the purchase of their first home, within the CRA's district. These funds are available to affordable housing buyers ( in-come is between 50% and 120% of the Broward County median income guidelines) to be used for gap funding and closing costs. The program also provides an incentive of up to $10,000 in down payment assistance for workforce housing buyers, whose income is above 120%, but, not more than 140% of the median. An additional $5,000 in-centive is available for first responders, teachers & nurses.
To apply for any of these programs visit: https://cohbcra.org/programs/residential-programs/