SHIP Local Housing Assistance Plan (LHAP)
Fiscal Years Covered 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016
City of Coral Springs
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
Proposed Annual Action Plan FY 2018-2019 (10/1/18 to 9/30/19)
The City of Coral Springs is an entitlement recipient of federal funds and receives an annual allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. For 2018-2019, the City proposed allocation is $770,191.00. The purpose of these funds is to provide decent housing, a suitable living environment and better economic opportunities for the low- to moderate- income residents in the City of Coral Springs. Please review the CDBG Target Area map here.
In order to receive these funds, HUD requires the City to develop and submit a five-year Consolidated Plan every five years that is implemented and submitted to HUD in annual increments as Annual Action Plans. The Annual Action Plan identifies the proposed projects for federal funding for the fiscal year and shows the linkage between projects and the specific objectives developed to address the priority needs identified in the Consolidated Plan.
|YEAR||PROPOSED ACTIVITY NAME||AMOUNT|
|2018-2019||NW 28th Street Phase II - This project will remove the existing asphalt sidewalk on the South side of NW 28th Street and will replace with a concrete sidewalk compliant with current ADA standards.
|2018-2019||NW 99th Avenue Sidewalk Project - This project will remove the existing asphalt sidewalk on both sides of NW 99th Avenue between Ben Geiger Drive and NW 28th Street and will replace with a concrete sidewalk compliant with current ADA standards.||$95,000.00|
|2018-2019||Coral Hills Drive Sidewalk - This project will remove the existing asphalt sidewalk on both sides of Coral Hills Drive between Ben Geiger Drive and NW 28th Street and will replace with a concrete sidewalk compliant with current ADA standards.||$90,000.00|
|2018-2019||NW 110th Avenue Traffic Calming - This project will fund the design, construction, and installation of speed humps on NW 110th Avenue.||$60,000.00|
|2018-2019||Commercial Facade - This project will provide funding assistance to one (1) eligible Commercial Facade projected located within the Program Target Area, providing matching grant assistance up to $60,000.00 on architectural design and construction focusing on redesigning storefronts including features such as signage and lighting.||$60,000.00|
|2018-2019||Home Repair - Provide home repair assistance to homeowners who are experiencing conditions in and around their homes that pose a threat to their health, safety, and welfare.||$50,624.15|
|2018-2019||Youth Scholarship Program - Funds are used to provide scholarships to low-to moderate-income youth within the City of Coral Springs for Recreational Programs. Some of these programs include: high touch high tech hands-on science, baseball, dance, gymnastics, cheerleading, soccer, basketball, tennis, mad science and sticky fingers.||$50,000.00|
|2018-2019||Senior Recreation and Functional Training - Funds are used to provide free classes to seniors who live in Coral Springs. Classes include circuit training and functional training. Classes are held at the Sartory Senior Center at Mullins Park and the Aquatic Complex.||$43,447.00|
|2018-2019||Senior Recreation and Therapeutic Program - Funds are used to provide free classes to seniors who live in Coral Springs. Classes include arts and crafts, dancercise, line dancing, tai chi, yoga. Classes are held at the Sartory Senior Center at Mullins Park.||$22,081.65|
|2018-2019||Neighborhood Partnership Program Grant - Funds will be provided for the neighborhood outreach programs for the Neighborhood Partnership Program Grant to neighborhoods within the CDBG Target Areas and provide the 50% matching funds required for the Neighborhood Partnership Program. These funds could also be used to further the neighborhood involvement within the same qualified areas (newsletters, etc.).||$15,000.00|
|2018-2019||Planning and Administration - Cost associated with administering the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and preparation of the plans.
The Real Estate Marketplace Glossary: How to Talk The Talk
Buying a home can be exciting. It also can be somewhat daunting, even if you've done it before. You will deal with mortgage options, credit reports, loan applications, contracts, points, appraisals, change orders, inspections, warranties, walk-through, settlement sheets, escrow accounts, recording fees, insurance, taxes...the list goes on. No doubt you will hear and see words and terms you've never heard before. The Federal Trade Commission, the agency that promotes competition and protects consumers, has prepared this glossary to help you better understand the terms commonly used in the real estate and mortgage marketplace. Please click here for more information.
Need Foreclosure Help?
To help prevent problems related to foreclosures, it's important for residents who are having trouble keeping up with mortgage payments to take action before it’s too late. Please click here for more information.
FAIR HOUSING, ITS YOUR RIGHT!
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (The Fair Housing Act), as amended, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on: race, color, national origin, religion, gender, familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18) or disability. Please click here to get additional information on Fair Housing or if you believe your rights have been violated. To file a complaint, please contact Housing Opportunity Project for Excellence (HOPE), Inc. at 305-651-HOPE (4673) or Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at 1-800-669-9777.
Florida's Landlord/Tenant Law - FDACS Website
Download Brochure: English or Español / View the Full Florida Statute. Most renters are aware they have certain rights when they are involved in a dispute with their landlord, however they often don't know what those rights are. This brochure was developed by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to answer many of the questions frequently asked about landlord/tenant relationships. This brochure is NOT meant to be a complete summary of Florida's Landlord/Tenant law. This brochure is not intended for the purpose of providing legal advice. For additional information not addressed, refer to Chapter 83 of the Florida Statutes.
This information applies to those who rent a dwelling unit as described in Section 83.43, F.S.
NSP3 Quarterly Performance Report
City of Coral Springs' NSP Performance Reports that describes NSP activities and funds
Quarterly Report - Coming Soon
Home Repair Program
Programs Offered through the City of Coral Springs:
There are also several programs offered directly through Broward County. Visit the Broward County Office of Housing Finance for more information about those programs, including First Time Homebuyer's (Purchase Assistance).
Purchase Assistance/First-Time Homebuyer
The City of Coral Springs does not offer a purchase assistance program. Interested individuals should contact surrounding cities for their program information.