Housing Services

Housing Services is dedicated to increasing the quantity and quality of decent, safe, and affordable housing for Citrus County's moderate, low, and very low income families.

This division administers state and federally funded housing programs for home repairs and improvements, provides subsidies to first time homebuyers for downpayments and closing costs, provides rental assistance, coordinates grant awards to affordable housing developers for new construction of homes for very low income and special needs families, as well as for affordable rental developments, and provides grant subsidies for utility connections and emergency energy assistance.

First Time Homebuyer's class is being offered on July 26, 2014 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Ct., Lecanto. Please call Jen Pollard at (352) 527-7522 or Pat Wilkerson at (352) 527-7526 or you may email Jennifer.Pollard@bocc.citrus.fl.us to register.

Participants who attend the entire session will receive a Certificate of Completion that is required for Neighborhood Stabilization Program and other first time homebuyer assistance programs.

The class encompasses the entire home buying process including preparing your credit and finances, shopping for a home, home inspection, fair housing, available loan products, loan pre-approval, and closing. A variety of industry professionals will present to the class and answer questions throughout the session.

There is no charge to attend these sessions, but you must reserve a seat. Lunch will be provided.

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