S.H.I.P Information

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The Hendry County S.H.I.P Program is designed to provide affordable housing assistance to qualified homebuyers, as well as provide rehabilitation to substandard single-family owner occupied units of very low, low or moderate income.  Income verified and certified applicants may be eligible for down payment/closing cost assistance or home rehabilitation. Applications will be received during the advertised application period for affordable housing assistance for eligible residents of Hendry County. A waiting list will be maintained for those who have applied but not served.

Eligible candidates must qualify under specifically mandated State Criteria for “Anticipated Gross Household Income Limits Adjusted to Family Size” for Hendry County as established by H.U.D. and distributed by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation for Hendry County in accordance with the specific guidelines created for each strategy in the Hendry County SHIP Local Housing Assistance Plan. You may contact the Housing Department for more information .