Florida Housing Finance Corporation Tax Credit Applications
Escambia County has developed the following application review process for developers seeking the minimum local government contribution for Florida Housing Finance Corporation's competitive applications for multifamily housing tax credits.
Committee of the Whole Presentation: April 13, 2017
Board of County Commissioners Meeting Minutes: May 4, 2017
Escambia County will not be accepting applications for the Local Government Area of Opportunity (LGAO) under RFA 2020-201/Housing Credit Financing for Affordable Housing Developments Located in Small and Medium Counties. The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) voted on July 16, 2020 to resubmit last year's LGAO application.
The application form for RFA 2020-205/SAIL Financing of Affordable Multifamily Developments was approved by the BCC at the September 3, 2020 meeting. Please review all requirements and deadlines outlined in the application. The application deadline is October 12, 2020.
Housing Tax Credit FAQs
For more information about Florida Housing programs and applicants in Escambia County, contact Meredith Reeves with the Escambia County Neighborhood Enterprise Division at HTCapp@myescambia.com or 850-595-4968.
Complaints regarding Rental Developments
If you have concerns or complaints regarding a multifamily housing complex subsidized by HUD, Rural Development or the Housing Tax Credit program the following information may be helpful:
- For housing discrimination concerns, please refer to our Fair Housing page for information.
- For landlord and property concerns at HUD subsidized properties, the Multifamily Housing Complaint Line is a service provided by HUD's Multifamily Housing Clearinghouse that enables public citizens and residents of HUD-insured and assisted properties to report complaints with a property's management concerning matters such as poor maintenance, dangers to health and safety, mismanagement and fraud. It can be accessed by dialing 1-800-MULTI-70 (1-800-685-8470).