SHIP Annual Report Available for Review and Comment


The public is invited to review and comment on the completed City of Gainesville State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Annual Report Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., until Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 at the office of the Housing and Community Development Division (Thomas Center ‘B’, 306 NE 6th Avenue, Room 245). The report covers years 2015-2018.

The City of Gainesville is a recipient of funds from SHIP which have been used to implement the City’s Local Housing Assistance Plan (LHAP) strategies for providing affordable housing assistance to very low, low and moderate income households. Activities assisted with SHIP funds include programs such as purchase assistance for first-time homebuyers, homeowner rehabilitation, roof replacement, mortgage foreclosure intervention, rental assistance and homebuyer education and training.

Public comments on the report are encouraged. Written comments may be sent to: Helen Harris, Interim HCD Supervisor, Housing & Community Development Division, P.O. Box 490, Station 22, Gainesville, Florida 32627-0490; or email to Written comments must include commenter(s) name, address and interest affected and must be received by Sept. 10, 2018. Comments will be included and forwarded to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation with the City of Gainesville’s SHIP Annual Report.