Community Development

 



 

 

We are currently out of funding for the

First-Time Homebuyer Program.

Please check back in July 2015.

 

 

Mission Statement

 

   Community Development's mission is to provide an integrated system of resources, services and opportunities to help people improve their lives, the lives of others, neighborhoods and the total community.

 

Departmental Services

 

   The Office of Community Development (OCD) Offers Continuous Dedication to our community through coordinating, monitoring, and maintaining a centralized database of all grants and grant projects for the County. OCD also assists the Departments and Grant Consultants in the acquisition, implementation, and administration of grant programs. Housing assistance programs are offered to the citizens of Hardee County.

* Eligibility requirements apply to the programs offered.

 

Housing Repair Program

 

This program helps low-income households with repairs to their home. The house must be owner-occupied and be the primary residence. It must be free of delinquent taxes, liens and/or judgments. Mobile homes do not qualify.

 

Fair Housing

 

Fair Housing

Federal Law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or familial status when renting, selling or financing a home or property.

 

Click the link below for Fair Housing Information
* Fair Housing - Equal Housing Opportunity

 

Contact Information

 

Community Development and General Services
412 W Orange St, Room 201
Wauchula , FL 33873

 

Janet Gilliard Director
Esther Bragg Executive Assistant
Community Development Specialist
Lorie Ayers

Grants Coordinator

Diane Moore

Accounting Specialist


 

Office Phone:  (863) 773-6349

Fax: (863) 773-5801

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

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