Housing & Community Development
The Housing and Community Development Division (HCDD) manages affordable housing and community development related initiatives on behalf of the City of Jacksonville to increase the availability of affordable housing to low-and moderate-income persons within the Jacksonville community through public and private partnerships. The vision of the Housing and Community Development Division is to enable a better quality of life for all citizens of Jacksonville, by improving the lives of low to moderate income residents, special needs residents, elderly citizens, and homeless households. The Housing and Community Development Division accomplishes this by providing financial assistance to develop safe, quality affordable housing, pathways to homeownership, infrastructure and public facility improvements, and homeless prevention and services programs.
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN
2021-2025 CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR HOUSING
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 8, 2021 — The City of Jacksonville invites residents to participate in the development of the 2021-2025 Consolidated Plan (ConPlan).
In order to receive the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires a five-year comprehensive plan of housing and development needs called the ConPlan.
Public input is critical to accessing housing and community development priorities. Citizens can participate in the development of the ConPlan in a variety of ways to help the City make data-driven decisions for federally funded programs.
There are three ways the community can participate: taking the online survey, attending a virtual meeting and attending the public hearing. Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/COJ-Community-2021 to take the community survey. The virtual meeting will be on Friday, July 9th at 10 a.m. Login information is below.
Meeting ID: 891 3117 3119
Finally, citizens can attend a public hearing to receive information about current activities, express housing and community development needs and make suggestions for activities they would like to see implemented. The public hearing is on Monday, August 2nd. The meeting will be held at the Legends Center (5054 Soutel Dr. – 32208) at 2 p.m. in the Community Room.
Housing Services is responsible for the administration of federal and state program funding received on behalf of the City of Jacksonville for affordable housing initiatives. The division is designated as the official housing agency for the City for affordable housing and all other similar matters except those for which the Jacksonville Housing Authority is responsible. An 11-member Housing Commission advises, oversees and provides guidance to the division.
The H2H program is closed to new applications until further notice.
Community Development administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program awarded annually to the City of Jacksonville through the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). CDBG program funds are sub-granted annually to public and private non-profit agencies that are responsible for providing services to low and moderate income persons, developing decent housing, suitable living environment and by expanding economic opportunities.
Fair Housing - The Housing and Community Development Division of the Neighborhoods Department administers fair housing in each of its programs and has partnered with the Human Rights Commission to make a collaborative effort to ensure human rights and fair housing for all citizens of Jacksonville. Click here for more information about fair housing.
Surplus Property Donation Program - According to Section 125.379, Florida Statutes, and Chapter 122, Ordinance Code, the City of Jacksonville/Duval County is required every three years to adopt an inventory list of all real property within the city to which the City/County holds fee simple title that is appropriate for use as potential affordable housing. The Real Estate Division determined that no need exists for the City or any independent agency, therefore the parcels meet the affordable housing criteria.
Click here for more information about the Surplus Property Donation Program.
Infill Development Incentive Program - The Infill Development Incentive Program is designed to further the affordable housing goals of the City. The program will provide up to $50,000 in grant funds and up to 80% of total project costs in loan funds for eligible projects. Properties must be located in a low-moderate income census block or tract located in the City of Jacksonville, Duval County. The window to accept applications is now closed.
Click here for more information about the Infill Development program.
Boards & Commissions
FEDERAL GRANT APPLICATION
Projects must meet the CDBG national objectives of:
2019-2020 Proposed UA Awards (Approved by JHCDC with Confirmed Revenues)
- benefiting low and moderate income persons, or
- aiding in the elimination or prevention of slum and blight.
Frequently Asked Questions (Updated January 23, 2020)
Archived Universal Application Forms
ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE – DUVAL COUNTY 2020 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN CARES Act Amendment CDBG-CV1, CDBG-CV3 & ESG-CV2
English and Spanish Public Notice Advertisement_2021-2025 Consolidated Plan_v2_6.29.2021
CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT
PUBLIC NOTICE February 8, 2021 DRAFT CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT (CAPER) and DRAFT 2020 AAP CARES ACT AMENDMENT CDBG-CV The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) provides accomplishments and expenditure information on the four HUD funded programs (CDBG, HOME, HOPWA and ESG) administered by the City of Jacksonville during the 2019 program year which ran from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020. The 2020 AAP CARES Act Amendment CDBG-CV is the second amendment to the 2020 AAP and adds $3,865,827 in CDBG-CV1 funds of the CARES Act to be used for eligible activities that prevent, prepare for and respond to COVID-19 among individuals and families who are low- and moderate-income (LMI) or live in areas designated as LMI. The plan outlines the use of CDBG-CV funds and activities that addresses this need.
A draft of the CAPER for the City of Jacksonville has been completed and was available for a fifteen (15) day public review and comment period, from February 15, 2021 through March 1, 2021.
Copies of the draft CAPER report and Annual Action Plan Amendment are available online at https://www.coj.net/hcdd. The final PY2019 CAPER was submitted to HUD before March 29, 2021. The 2020 AAP CARES Act Amendment CDBG-CV was submitted to HUD after the public comment period. A public hearing regarding the CAPER and 2020 Annual Action Plan CARES Act Amendment CDBG-CV was held on Zoom Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.
Bryan Mosier, Director
Thomas J. Daly II, Chief
Neighborhoods Department - Housing and Community Development
Consolidated Plan Review
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE – DUVAL COUNTY
2021-2025 CONSOLIDATED PLAN
29 JUN 2021 - DRAFT
February 10, 2021
DRAFT CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT (CAPER) and DRAFT 2020 AAP CARES ACT AMENDMENT CDBG-CV
2018-2019 Jacksonville CAPER
2017-2018 Jacksonville CAPER
Disaster Assistance Programs
Events and Calendars
Housing and Community Development Division
214 N. Hogan St., 7th Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32202