Roof replacement and home repair funding available for Alachua County residents
July 19, 2023
Press release from Alachua County
ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (SHIP) funding for roof replacement and home repair as part of the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation program is currently available through the Alachua County Housing Division. The funds are for low and very low-income eligible applicants who reside in Alachua County. Those living in the City of Gainesville are ineligible. This program is first come, first served.
To qualify for the funds, you must meet the following criteria:
The assisted unit must be owner-occupied, the owner’s primary residence, and located in Alachua County and outside the City of Gainesville.
Property taxes must be paid current on the unit to be assisted.
Homeowners must be very low or low income, depending on the funding source.
Each unit, with the exception of emergency repairs, must meet or exceed the minimum housing code.
Other requirements may need to be met, depending on the funding source.