To help slow the spread of the coronavirus, the UF/IFAS Extension has reduced public office hours. Until further notice, the office will be open to the public during these hours:
Mission: To create and preserve affordable housing for households and families throughout Volusia County.
Overview: The Housing and Grants Administration Activity provides assistance to income- and program-eligible households of Volusia County. The Community Assistance Division reviews applications and grants final approval or denial of the household’s eligibility. Programs are funded by Volusia County through federal and state grants include but are not limited to Housing Rehabilitation, Homebuyer Assistance, Neighborhood Stabilization Home Purchase Program, Wind Hazard Mitigation Program and Basic Accessibility Improvements. Volusia County provides a mortgage for those applicants who are approved for and receive funding.
Mission: To achieve excellence in administering federal, state and local community development and housing programs through quality planning and monitoring.
Overview: The Grants Administration Activity is responsible for research and assessment of community needs, planning and developing strategies for addressing community needs, making applications for funding to implement strategies, monitoring established programs for regulatory compliance, and implementing capital improvements. Grants Administration works in support of other service areas within Community Assistance.