Neighborhood Enterprise Division
The Neighborhood Enterprise Division seeks to increase the supply of affordable housing through a variety of rental and homeownership programs for the community’s low- and moderate-income residents, as well as encourage neighborhood and housing sustainability through the preservation and rehabilitation of existing housing stock.
NED provides the administrative, fiscal and technical support required to plan, design and deliver quality housing, community development and related services. The division is responsible for programs such as the Neighborhood Renewal Initiative Grant Program
, Homebuyer Programs
and Homeowner Repair Programs
Notice of Public Hearing concerning the 2018/19 HUD Annual Housing and Community Development Plan to afford citizens the opportunity to comment on proposed projects for fiscal year 2018/19 .
The Consortium's draft 2018/19 Annual Plan for Housing and Community Development will identify the community's housing and community development priorities, and target strategies to address priorities established in the 2015/19 Escambia Consortium Consolidated Plan which will be implemented during the next Federal Fiscal Year. The 2018/19 Annual Plan will denote the Escambia Consortium's action plan for the utilization of resources provided through the FY 2018 Community Development Block Grant, FY 2018 HOME Investment Partnerships Act, and other HUD programs designed to address housing and community development needs. A summary of planned activities is available here.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
City of Pensacola Housing Office
420 W. Chase St., Pensacola
Written comments will be accepted through June 20, 2018 via NED@myescambia.com or to the Escambia Consortium, 221 Palafox Place, Suite 200, Pensacola, FL 32502. For more details, please call 850-595-4968.
Notice of Solicitation for Applications to the Escambia Pensacola Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
The Board of County Commissioners is soliciting applications for representatives to the Escambia-Pensacola Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. The committee was established per F.S. 420.9076 for the purpose of reviewing affordable housing incentives available within the County and to make recommendations concerning those incentives to the Board and City Council. The committee will also help in the development of the Local Housing Assistance Plan for the State Housing Initiatives Partnership program.
The Board is seeking to fill six slots from the following specializations, as outlined per Florida Statute:
- One citizen who is actively engaged in the residential home building industry in connection with affordable housing;
- One citizen who is actively engaged in the banking or mortgage banking industry in connection with affordable housing;
- One citizen who is a representative of those areas of labor actively engaged in home building in connection with affordable housing;
- One citizen who is actively engaged as an advocate for low-income persons in connection with affordable housing;
- One citizen who is actively engaged as a for-profit provider of affordable housing;
- One citizen who is actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing;
- One citizen who is actively engaged as a not-for-profit provider of affordable housing;
- One citizen who resides within the jurisdiction of the local governing body making the appointments;
- One citizen who represents employers within the jurisdiction;
- One citizen who actively serves on the local planning agency;
- One citizen who represents essential services personnel, as defined in the local housing assistance plan
The committee will meet monthly during review and development of the affordable housing incentives and the new LHAP and at least quarterly thereafter. Members will serve a three year term. Positions will be recommended to the Board for approval in July and approved through Resolution in September. Citizens interested in serving should complete an application or request a form via email at NED@myescambia.com. Completed applications should be forwarded to Neighborhood Enterprise Division/AHAC, 221 Palafox Place, Suite 200, Pensacola, FL 32502. All applications must be received no later than June 29 for consideration. For more details, contact Meredith Reeves at 850-595-4968.