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
SHIP Annual Report Notice
Escambia County and the City of Pensacola announce the availability of the 2021 SHIP Annual Report detailing the closeout of the 2018/19 grant and interim reports for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 grants to be filed with the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC) concerning the Escambia/Pensacola State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (SHIP) affordable housing activities and accomplishments through 6/30/21. A copy of the Report is available for public review at Escambia County Neighborhood Enterprise Division, 200 Palafox Place, Suite 200, Pensacola, FL or may be provided electronically upon request to email@example.com. Written comments concerning the report may be submitted to: FHFC, Attention: SHIP Program, City Centre Building, 227 North Bronough Street, Suite 500, Tallahassee, FL 32301-1329.
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
PUBLIC NOTICE OF RECOMMENDED AWARD: Grant Program Administration Services for Emergency Rental Assistance Program to be awarded to Carr, Riggs, & Ingram
Online application link coming soon.
Escambia County will receive an allocation of $9,611,771 from the Department of the Treasury to assist renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with rent and/or utility assistance.
General eligibility requirements:
- Escambia County Resident (including City of Pensacola and Town of Century)
- Income Adversely Impacted by COVID-19
- Total Household Income Cannot Exceed 80% Area Median Income (AMI)
- Applicant demonstrates a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
- This program is for renters ONLY.
Priority will be given to applicants with incomes at or below 50% of AMI or having a household member who is unemployed and has been unemployed for at least 90 days as required by the Treasury. Applications meeting these requirements will be processed first.
Applications may be initiated by tenants or landlords.