In our efforts to revitalize the City of Homestead, the Community Redevelopment Agency offers various grant programs that target blight removal and economic development within our community.
Commercial Enhancement Grants
Commercial Enhancement Grant funds are for the improvement or rehabilitation of the interior/exterior of existing qualified commercial buildings and for businesses relocation and expansion within the city’s CRA district, including but not limited to the removal of architectural barriers for access by handicapped person. Grant funds may not be used for new construction.
Housing Rehabilitation Program
The Emergency Home Repair, Residential Facade, and Residential Landscaping Improvement Grant Programs were developed to provide low and moderate income, single-family residents with the financial assistance needed to make necessary improvements to their homes, to increase their livability and life span. This grant does not require matching funds or repayment*. This program is limited to one (1) per resident for the life of the grant program.
CRA Residential Rehabilitation Grant Program:
*Applicant MUST occupy residence for a minimum of five (5) years after receiving grant, in order not to be obligated to reimburse the CRA.