Housing and Community Development Department

The Housing and Community Development Department (HCD) works to make communities vibrant and livable through the implementation of long-term County policies and strategic initiatives in land use, community redevelopment, transportation, and affordable housing.

Quick Facts

Our Population is Growing

By 2045, Pinellas County’s population is projected to grow by over 30,000 permanent residents, reaching over a million people.

Affordable Housing Found Here

As of summer 2021, the County has committed $23.4 million toward 1,197 units that include 884 affordable homes.

Our Mission

“To serve the County by facilitating the creation and preservation of healthy, safe, equitable and sustainable neighborhoods, and the protection of the natural ecosystem through an effective and efficient planning and implementation process.”


Countywide Affordable Housing Program - Homes for Pinellas

Please visit our Homes for Pinellas webpage to learn more about our Affordable Housing Program.

Pinellas County’s Comprehensive Plan Update – PLANPinellas

Please visit our PLANPinellas webpage for the latest information about Pinellas County’s Comprehensive Plan.

Unincorporated Pinellas 1st Form Based Code - Downtown Palm Harbor FBC

Learn more about the Downtown Palm Harbor Form Based Code.

News & Stories

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October 31, 2023

Commission approves $14.4M for affordable homes

The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, Oct. 31, approved $14.4 million to support development of more than 300 homes for rent and homeownership for people at all income levels.  

December 6, 2023, 9:00 am | 5th Floor Assembly Room, Pinellas County Courthouse

Board of Adjustment and Appeals Hearing

The Board of Adjustment and Appeals (BOAA) is a volunteer board appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The BOAA reviews nonconforming…

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