To achieve excellence in administering federal, state and local community development and housing programs through quality planning and monitoring.
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.
The primary objective of the CDBG program is the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low and moderate income.
The Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program helps states and localities provide facilities and services to meet the needs of homeless people.
The HOME program provides federal funding to state and local governments to support affordable home ownership and rental housing.
The JAG Program is a blend of the previous Byrne Formula and Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Programs. This program allows states, tribes and local governments to support a broad range of activities.
The federally funded Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) provides funds to Volusia County to acquire and redevelop abandoned and foreclosed properties that might otherwise become sources of abandonment and blight within NSP defined areas of greatest need.
Florida Housing administers the State Housing Initiatives Partnership program (SHIP), which provides funds to local governments as an incentive to create partnerships that produce and preserve affordable homeownership and multifamily housing.
CDBG Disaster Recovery funds are made available to states, units of local governments and insular areas designated by the President of the United States as disaster areas.