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Housing Rehabilitation for lower income, elderly and/or the physically impaired
Hardee County
Office of Community Development

Housing Rehabilitation
Grant-Funded Assistance Program

Funds for repairs and rehabilitation of owner-occupied, single-family, detached homes ensuring they are decent, safe & sanitary (no mobile homes).  Usage of funds include, but are not limited to:

*             Weatherization Activities

*             Home Repairs, including correcting code violations

*             Repairs/Alterations to improve health, safety & well-being of occupants

*             Repairs contributing to structural integrity & preservation of the home

*             Modifications to provide accessibility for elderly/physically impaired occupants

Preference will be given to lower income, elderly and/or physically impaired homeowners.   Applications are available online at or at 412 W. Orange Street, Room 201, Wauchula.  Call 863-773-6349 if you have additional questions.




·    Contractually agree to program guidelines.

·    Certify ownership & primary residence of the home to be assisted.

·    Current with first mortgages, property taxes and/or assessments.

·    Property to be assisted must be free from any liens or judgments.

·    Total household income adjusted for family size must be within program         limits.


The program provides an interest-free forgivable loan to qualified, eligible applicants. All loans are deferred until point of sale, transfer of title, moving refinancing with a cash pay-out, refinancing with higher interest rate, failure to maintain homeowner’s insurance or failure to occupy the home. At the end of the lien period, the forgivable loan is forgiven and does not require repayment, if all program requirements are met.


126 South 7th Avenue, Wauchula FL 33873   (863) 773-3131