Community Development Division

Community Development, a division of the Housing and Community Development Department, implements programs that expand affordable housing opportunities, revitalize neighborhoods, and improve community infrastructure, facilities, and services.

Quick Facts

Down Payment Assistance Loans

Pinellas County offers up to $50,000 in an interest-free, deferred payment loan to help with down payment and closing costs.

Home Repair Loans

Pinellas County’s Home Repair Loan Program provides up to $55,000 in an interest-free loan, to help low- and moderate-income homeowners make eligible improvements to their homes.

Independent Living Grants

Pinellas County offers grants of up to $10,000 to low- and moderate-income homeowners for home accessibility improvements to enhance the lives of physically disabled residents.

Information & Resources

Programs

Notice of Availability for Viewing

Substantial Amendment to FY2021 Annual Action Plan to submit the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

Pinellas County is in the process of preparing its HOME-ARP Allocation Plan to allocate federal funding to eligible activities. The Pinellas County HOME Consortium anticipates a total HOME-ARP funding allocation of $4,794,571. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires that Pinellas County submit its HOME-ARP Allocation Plan as a substantial amendment to the County’s FY 2021 Annual Action Plan.

A draft of the Pinellas County HOME-ARP Allocation Plan is available for viewing and public comment from November 30, 2022, to December 15, 2022. The draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan will also be available at the following location between November 30, 2022, and December 15, 2022.

  • Pinellas County Community Development, 440 Court Street, 2nd Floor, Clearwater, FL 33756

Additionally, a draft of the plan is available in paper format or .pdf by request by contacting the Pinellas County Community Development Division at 727-464-8210 or by email at cdplanning@pinellas.gov. Public comment on the Plan is invited and should be emailed to cdplanning@pinellas.gov or mailed to the Pinellas County Community Development Division at the address above.

Full Comment Period Notice