Housing Programs

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Home Buyer Purchase Assistance Program 

(Currently funds are not available)


The City of Deerfield Beach, through the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP), and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) provides purchase assistance for very low to moderate income households for the purchase of properties in Deerfield Beach to occupy as their primary residence. Assistance is in the form of a 0% interest deferred second loan that reverts to a grant if all program conditions are met. This program is administered by the City of Deerfield Beach Community Development Department in coordination with the Deerfield Beach Housing Authority (DBHA)

For more information please contact Loleta Harris at 954-425-8449, extension 113 or lharris@dbhaonline.org

  • See maximum household income limits below:
Household Size
Very Low Income (0-30% AMI)
Low Income (31% - 50% AMI)
Moderate Income (51% - 80% AMI)
1 $17,700
$29,500 $47,150
2 $20,200 $33,700 $53,900
3 $22,750 $37,900 $60,650
4 $25,750 $42,400 $67,350
5 $30,170 $45,500 $72,750
6 $34,590 $48,850 $78,150
7 $39,010 $52,250 $83,550
8 $43,430 $55,600 $88,950
*Income Limits Effective April 2019
  
  • Maximum amount of assistance is up to $50,000.
  • All properties must be located in the City of Deerfield Beach city limits.
  • All applicants must be pre-approved by a lender before an application will be accepted.
  • Applicants must have an executed real estate contract at the time of application submittal.
  • Eligible properties include single-family detached homes, condominiums, town homes and villas.
  • Applicants will be selected on a first-come, first qualified basis within the stated income groups when funding is available.
  • Eligible applicants will be selected in the order in which they have been Income Certified. Funds will only be reserved after an executed purchase contract is received.
  • Should your income change after you were determined income eligible and assistance has not been provided, your program eligibility will have to be recertified.
  • You may use any licensed real estate professional of your choice. We also recommend you seek competent legal advice.

Homeowner Rehabilitation Program


  

The City of Deerfield Beach, through the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP), and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds, provides home repair assistance to very low to moderate income owner occupied households in Deerfield Beach. The primary purpose of the program is to provide home repairs, weatherization, and energy efficiency repairs necessary to provide a safe environment. Assistance is in the form of a 0% interest deferred second loan that reverts to a grant if all program conditions are met. This program is administered by the City of Deerfield Beach Community Development Department in coordination with the Deerfield Beach Housing Authority (DBHA).

For more information please contact Loleta Harris at 954-425-8449, extension 113 or lharris@dbhaonline.org