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Request for Qualifications - 3117 Fairmount Drive

Pasco County, FL

TO:                         Interested Parties

FROM:                 Pasco County Community Development Department

SUBJECT:             3117 Fairmount Drive, Holiday Florida  34691

                                Availability of Property for Affordable Housing

3117 Fairmount Drive, located in the Holiday Lakes Estates subdivision in Holiday Florida is owned by Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation.  This property is being made available to a not for profit agency for affordable housing for very low income families, or a group home for the same population

The project will be a newly constructed three bedroom, two bathroom single family residence.  This property is located in the AE FEMA flood zone, however the newly constructed house will be elevated above flood stage.  There has been documented sinkhole activity on this property, however the house will be built to either avoid the land affected by the sinkhole, or the sinkhole will be remediated during construction.

Agencies must show that they have sufficient reserves to maintain the property if the property is vacant.  A 50 year deferred mortgage with a zero percent interest rate will be placed on this property.  The mortgage will be forgiven after 50 years as long as the agency has met all requirements of the agreement, mortgage and note.  If the agency awarded this property offers it for sale prior to the expiration of the mortgage, they must offer a first right of refusal to other eligible nonprofit organizations for purchase at the current market value for continue occupancy by eligible persons.  The sale must be approved by Pasco County.


Rents are limited to limits what is limited by regulation.  Currently, that is $777 for a three bedroom home, and this amount is adjusted annually and is based on the 2017 Income Limits and Rent Limits for the Program.  It is hoped that the developing agency will charge a rent lower than the HOME rent limits.

The selected agency will receive an initial developer fee of $2,500.00.

An informational meeting will be conducted at the Community Development Department located at 5640 Main Street, New Port Richey on where staff will be available to answer questions.  This meeting will take place in the third floor conference room on May 11, 2017 at 10:00 am.  All actions, including property transfer must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

If you have any questions, please contact Hilary Bruno at .

The complete RFQ package is available here. 



Request for Qualifications - Lake Drive, New Port Richey

Pasco County, FL

TO:                  Interested Parties 

FROM:                        Pasco County Community Development Department

SUBJECT:      Lake Drive, New Port Richey
                              Parcel ID No.:  16-25-17-0110-18600-0400
                        Availability of Property for Affordable Housing

Lake Drive (Parcel ID No.:  16-25-17-0110-18600-0400), located in the Moon Lake Estates subdivision in New Port Richey Florida was acquired by Pasco County Community Development through Tax Deed Auction and subsequently transferred to Habitat for Humanity of West Pasco, Inc.  This property has not been added to the Habitat for Humanity of West Pasco’s build schedule because of its proximity to the Habitat Offices and is now being made available to a not-for profit agency for affordable housing for very low income families, or a group home for the same population.

The project will be a newly constructed three bedroom, two bathroom, one car garage single family residence.  Pasco County Community Development will solicit bids for construction and make the decision as to the winning bid and design of the home to be constructed.

Agencies must show that they have sufficient reserves to maintain the property if the property is vacant.  A 50 year deferred mortgage with a zero percent interest rate will be placed on this property.  The mortgage will be forgiven after 50 years as long as the agency has met all requirements of the agreement, mortgage and note.  If the agency awarded this property offers it for sale prior to the expiration of the mortgage, they must offer a first right of refusal to other eligible nonprofit organizations for purchase at the current market value for continue occupancy by eligible persons.  The sale must be approved by Pasco County.

 


Rents are limited to limits what is limited by regulation.  Currently, that is $777; this amount is adjusted annually and is based on the 2017 Income Limits and Rent Limits for the Program.  Rent limits apply to the rent plus utilities or utility allowance.  It is hoped that the developing agency will charge a rent lower than the HOME rent limits.

 The selected agency will receive an initial developer fee of $2,500.00.

 An informational meeting will be conducted at the Community Development Department located at 5640 Main Street, New Port Richey on where staff will be available to answer questions.  This meeting will take place in the third floor conference room on May 11, 2017 at 10:00 am.  All actions, including property transfer must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

For additional information about this RFQ, please contact Hilary Bruno at

The complete RFQ package is available here. 


Request for Qualifications - 6031 Hazelwood Drive

Pasco County, FL

TO:                         Interested Parties

FROM:                 Pasco County Community Development Department


SUBJECT:             6031 Hazelwood Drive, Zephyrhills
                              Availability of Property for Affordable Housing

6031 Hazelwood Drive, Zephyrhills, located in Zephyrhills Colony Company subdivision in Zephyrhills Florida was acquired by Pasco County Community Development and subsequently transferred to Workforce Housing Ventures.  Workforce Housing Ventures transferred this property to Keystone Challenge Fund.  This property is now being made available to a not-for profit agency for affordable housing for very low income families, or a group home for the same population.

The project will be a newly constructed three bedroom, two bathroom, one car garage single family residence.  Pasco County Community Development will solicit bids for construction and make the decision as to the winning bid and design of the home to be constructed.  There has been documented sinkhole activity on this property, however the house wikll be built to either avoid the land affected by the sinkhole, or the sinkhole will be remediated during construction.

Agencies must show that they have sufficient reserves to maintain the property if the property is vacant.  A 50 year deferred mortgage with a zero percent interest rate will be placed on this property.  The mortgage will be forgiven after 50 years as long as the agency has met all requirements of the agreement, mortgage and note.  If the agency awarded this property offers it for sale prior to the expiration of the mortgage, they must offer a first right of refusal to other eligible nonprofit organizations for purchase at the current market value for continue occupancy by eligible persons.  The sale must be approved by Pasco County.

Rents are limited to limits what is limited by regulation.  Currently, that is $777; this amount is adjusted annually and is based on the 2017 Income Limits and Rent Limits for the Program.  Rent limits apply to the rent plus utilities or utility allowance.  It is hoped that the developing agency will charge a rent lower than the HOME rent limits.

The selected agency will receive an initial developer fee of $2,500.00.

An informational meeting will be conducted at the Community Development Department located at 5640 Main Street, New Port Richey on where staff will be available to answer questions.  This meeting will take place in the third floor conference room on May 11, 2017 at 10:00 am.  All actions, including property transfer must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

For more information about this RFQ, please contact Hilary Bruno at .

The complete RFQ package is available by clicking on this link. 

 

Request for Qualifications - 3805 Darlington Road

Pasco County, FL

TO:                         Interested Parties

FROM:                 Pasco County Community Development Department


SUBJECT:             3805 Darlington Road, Holiday Florida  34691

                                Availability of Property for Affordable Housing

3805 Darlington Road, located in the Tahitian Homes subdivision in Holiday Florida is owned by Pasco County Board of County Commissioners.  This property is being made available to a not for profit agency for affordable housing for very low income families, or a group home for the same population

The project will be a newly constructed three bedroom, two bathroom single family residence.  This property is located in the AE FEMA flood zone, however the newly constructed house will be elevated above flood stage.  

Agencies must show that they have sufficient reserves to maintain the property if the property is vacant.  A 50 year deferred mortgage with a zero percent interest rate will be placed on this property.  The mortgage will be forgiven after 50 years as long as the agency has met all requirements of the agreement, mortgage and note.  If the agency awarded this property offers it for sale prior to the expiration of the mortgage, they must offer a first right of refusal to other eligible nonprofit organizations for purchase at the current market value for continue occupancy by eligible persons.  The sale must be approved by Pasco County.


Rents are limited to limits what is limited by regulation.  Currently, that is $777 for a three bedroom home, and this amount is adjusted annually and is based on the 2017 Income Limits and Rent Limits for the Program.  It is hoped that the developing agency will charge a rent lower than the HOME rent limits.

The selected agency will receive an initial developer fee of $2,500.00.


An informational meeting will be conducted at the Community Development Department located at 5640 Main Street, New Port Richey on where staff will be available to answer questions.  This meeting will take place in the third floor conference room on May 11, 2017 at 10:00 am.  All actions, including property transfer must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

For more information about this RFQ, please contact Hilary Bruno at .

The complete RFQ package can be accessed by clicking on this link. 

 
  



Public Hearing Notice - Notice of Grants - Application Kickoff - 2017-2018

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
PASCO COUNTY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
NOTICE OF GRANTS - APPLICATION KICKOFF
2017 - 2018


Annual Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME)

 

The Pasco County Community Development Department will hold its annual public hearing kickoff to explain the competitive CDBG and ESG grant application process and schedule, and the proposed use of HOME funds.  If you are unable to attend, you may contact the Community Development Department at (727) 834-3445, 5640 Main Street, Suite 200, New Port Richey, for information, or visit our webpage at  

http://www.pascocountyfl.net/Index.aspx?NID=385

 

The grant application public meeting kickoff will be held as follows:
 

Wednesday
APRIL 12, 2017
3:00 P.M.
Community Development Department
5640 Main Street
Third Floor Conference Room
New Port Richey, FL 34652


 Note that all requests for funding applications are due back to the Community Development Department by May 12, 2017, 5:00 P.M.  No exceptions to the deadline are allowed.

The Applications for both CDBG Public Services and ESG are located below:
CDBG Public Service Application
ESG Program Application


The 2017 Grants Management Manual for Subrecipients is also available here.


NSP3 Substantial Amendment
Pasco County is seeking public comment on the Substantial Amendment to the Neighborhood Stabilization 3 Program. The amendment will create a revolving loan fund for homeownership and demolitions. The revisions are located on Page 13. Comments will be accepted until April 14, 2017.

The amendment is located here.


Please direct any comments on the amendment to George Romagnoli, Community Development Director, at .


Request for Qualifications - 7050 Jasmin Drive
TO:                         Interested Parties
FROM:                 Pasco County Community Development Department
SUBJECT:             7050 Jasmin Drive, New Port Richey

Availability of Property for Affordable Housing


7050 Jasmin Drive, located in the Bamboo Estates subdivision in New Port Richey Florida is owned by Largo Area Housing Development Corporation.  This property is being made available to a not-for profit agency for affordable housing for very low income families with a special needs household member, or a group home for the same population.


The project will be a newly constructed three bedroom, three bathroom single family residence.  There has been documented sinkhole activity on this property, however the house will be built to either avoid the land affected by the sinkhole, or the sinkhole will be remediated during construction. This property is located in the AE FEMA flood zone, however the newly constructed house will be elevated above flood stage.  Pasco County will solicit bids for construction and make the decision as to the winning bid and design of the home to be constructed. 

Agencies must show that they have sufficient reserves to maintain the property if the property is vacant.  A 50 year deferred mortgage with a zero percent interest rate will be placed on this property.  The mortgage will be forgiven after 50 years as long as the agency has met all requirements of the agreement, mortgage and note.  If the agency awarded this property offers it for sale prior to the expiration of the mortgage, they must offer a first right of refusal to other eligible nonprofit organizations for purchase at the current market value for continue occupancy by eligible persons.  The sale must be approved by Pasco County. 

Rents are limited to limits what is limited by regulation.  Currently, that is $770 for a three bedroom home, and this amount is adjusted annually and is based on the 2016 Income Limits and Rent Limits for the Program.  Rent limits apply to the rent plus utilities or utility allowance.  It is hoped that the developing agency will charge a rent lower than the HOME rent limits. 

The selected agency will receive an initial developer fee of $2,500.00.

An informational meeting will be conducted at the Community Development Department located at 5640 Main Street, New Port Richey on where staff will be available to answer questions.  This meeting will take place in the third floor conference room on March 22, 2017 from 9:00 – 10:00 am.  All actions, including property transfer must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

The RFQ application package is available here.  


Request for Qualifications - 9210 Lake Drive
TO:                         Interested Parties
FROM:                 Pasco County Community Development Department
SUBJECT:             9210 Lake Drive, New Port Richey

Availability of Property for Affordable Housing


9210 Lake Drive, located in the Moon Lake Estates subdivision in New Port Richey Florida was acquired by Pasco County Community Development through the National Community Stabilization Trust.  This property is being made available to a not-for profit agency for affordable housing for very low income families, or a group home for the same population.

The project will be a newly constructed three bedroom, two bathroom, one car garage single family residence.  Pasco County Community Development will solicit bids for construction and make the decision as to the winning bid and design of the home to be constructed.


Agencies must show that they have sufficient reserves to maintain the property if the property is vacant.  A 50 year deferred mortgage with a zero percent interest rate will be placed on this property.  The mortgage will be forgiven after 50 years as long as the agency has met all requirements of the agreement, mortgage and note.  If the agency awarded this property offers it for sale prior to the expiration of the mortgage, they must offer a first right of refusal to other eligible nonprofit organizations for purchase at the current market value for continue occupancy by eligible persons.  The sale must be approved by Pasco County.

Rents are limited to limits what is limited by regulation.  Currently, that is $770, and this amount is adjusted annually and is based on the 2016 Income Limits and Rent Limits for the Program.  Rent limits apply to the rent plus utilities or utility allowance.  It is hoped that the developing agency will charge a rent lower than the HOME rent limits.

The selected agency will receive an initial developer fee of $2,500.00.


An informational meeting will be conducted at the Community Development Department located at 5640 Main Street, New Port Richey on where staff will be available to answer questions.  This meeting will take place in the third floor conference room on March 22, 2017, 2017 from 9:00 – 10:00 am.  All actions, including property transfer must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

The Request for Qualifications Application Package is located here. 

 
 

Request for Qualifications - Markham Street, New Port Richey (PID 16-25-17-0090-14400-0310)

TO:                         Interested Parties
FROM:                 Pasco County Community Development Department 
SUBJECT:             Markham Street, New Port Richey
Parcel ID No.:  16-25-17-0090-14400-0310

Availability of Property for Affordable Housing

Markham Street (Parcel ID No.:  16-25-17-0090-14400-0310), located in the Moon Lake Estates subdivision in New Port Richey Florida was acquired by Pasco County Community Development through Tax Deed Auction and subsequently transferred to Habitat for Humanity of West Pasco, Inc.  This property has not been added to the Habitat for Humanity of West Pasco’s build schedule because of its proximity to the Habitat Offices and is now being made available to a not-for profit agency for affordable housing for very low income families, or a group home for the same population.


The project will be a newly constructed three bedroom, two bathroom, one car garage single family residence.  Pasco County Community Development will solicit bids for construction and make the decision as to the winning bid and design of the home to be constructed.

Agencies must show that they have sufficient reserves to maintain the property if the property is vacant.  A 50 year deferred mortgage with a zero percent interest rate will be placed on this property.  The mortgage will be forgiven after 50 years as long as the agency has met all requirements of the agreement, mortgage and note.  If the agency awarded this property offers it for sale prior to the expiration of the mortgage, they must offer a first right of refusal to other eligible nonprofit organizations for purchase at the current market value for continue occupancy by eligible persons.  The sale must be approved by Pasco County.

Rents are limited to limits what is limited by regulation.  Currently, that is $770, and this amount is adjusted annually and is based on the 2016 Income Limits and Rent Limits for the Program.  Rent limits apply to the rent plus utilities or utility allowance.  It is hoped that the developing agency will charge a rent lower than the HOME rent limits.

T
he selected agency will receive an initial developer fee of $2,500.00.

An informational meeting will be conducted at the Community Development Department located at 5640 Main Street, New Port Richey on where staff will be available to answer questions.  This meeting will take place in the third floor conference room on March 22, 2017, 2017 from 9:00 – 10:00 am.  All actions, including property transfer must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

The RFQ application package is available here. 
  


CAPER Public Notice

PROGRAM YEAR 2015-2016
CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT
(CAPER)
PUBLIC NOTICE

During the 2015-2016 program years, funding from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs have funded a variety of projects throughout Pasco County.  As part of our efforts to keep citizens informed of the status of these projects, the 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report, Summary of Accomplishments Report, Financial Summary Report, and the Summary of Activities Report covering the period of October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016, is available for review for a 15-day comment period from December 6, 2016, through December 29, 2016, at the office of the Pasco County Community Development Department, 5640 Main Street, Suite 200, New Port Richey, FL 34652 and on the Pasco County Community Development Department website at http://www.pascocountyfl.net/Index.aspx?NID=385.  Pasco County will consider any comments or views of citizens received during the public-comment period.  A summary of comments or views will be attached to the performance report and submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on December 30, 2016.  Contact Charlene Daprile, Assistant Community Development Director at 727-834-3445 if you have any questions, or would like to discuss the report.

 

 


State Housing Initiatives Partnership - Annual Report Available for Review and Comment
The SHIP Annual Report for FY13-14, 14-15, and 15-16 is now available for view and comment.

Please click here to view the report.

If you have any comments about the report, please submit them to the Community Development Department by contacting us at (727) 834-3445.

Community Development Block Grant Application - Public Facilities

PUBLIC HEARING
ONE-YEAR 2016-2017 ACTION PLAN
PROPOSED STATEMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
OBJECTIVES AND PROJECTED USE OF FUNDS

 

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded Pasco County entitlement funds to improve the quality of life for low-and-moderate income persons. The Pasco County 2013-2018 Five-Year Consolidated Plan was approved by HUD beginning October 1, 2013. The Consolidated Plan serves as the comprehensive housing affordability strategy, community development plan, and submissions for funding under any of the Community Planning and Development formula grant programs, over a five-year period. The one-year action plan serves as the application for program year Federal funds, and provides a description of the activities that Pasco County will undertake during the next year to address priority needs and objectives as indicated in the Consolidated Plan. The formula grant programs covered by the plan include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).

On July 26, 2016, the Community Development Department will be presenting the activities as summarized in the attachment to the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners which address priority needs and objectives as set forth in the Consolidated Plan. A public hearing to receive public comment on the one-year action plan and approved activities will be held August 5, 2016, at 3:00 p.m., at the Community Development Department, 5640 Main Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, New Port Richey, Florida. The one-year action plan will be presented for Board of County Commissioners approval on August 9, 2016, and will be filed with HUD prior to August 15, 2016. Should you have any questions or comments concerning the plan, please contact George Romagnoli, Community Development Director, at 727-834-3445. If you would like to review said plan, it will be available July 18, 2016, at the Pasco County Community Development Department, 5640 Main Street, 2nd Floor, New Port Richey, Florida; and on the County website. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in these proceedings should contact the Community Development Department at 727-834-3445 at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing.

The complete notice of Public Hearing is available here.



Open House and Request for Qualifications - 18847 East Road

Pasco County Community Development has a 4 bedroom property located at 18847 East Road in Hudson that is being made available to a not-for-profit agency for affordable housing for very low income families with a special needs household member, or a group home.

The Open House will take place on July 7, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. All interested parties must submit an application to the Community Development Department no later than July 25, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. 

Additional information regarding the open house and the agency application can be found at http://fl-pascocounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/24920

For more information, please contact: 

Hilary L. Bruno, B.A.  
Pasco County Community Development Specialist
5640 Main St. Suite 200
New Port Richey, FL 34652-2634
727-834-3445 phone x316
727-834-3450 fax



Notice of Public Hearing 

Notice is hereby given that the Pasco County Housing Finance Authority, Pasco County Florida (the "Authority") will hold and conduct a public hearing to be held on April 27, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as such matters may be heard, at the offices of the Authority, West Pasco Government Center, 1st Floor Board Room, 8731 Citizens Drive, New Port Richey, Florida 34654, for the purpose of receiving comments and hearing discussion concerning the issuance of a series of bonds by the Authority for the following purpose: 

The proposed issuance by the Authority of its Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds, Series 2016 (Regency Palms Project) (the "Bonds"), in an aggregate principal amount of not exceeding $25,486,000 in one or more series to finance a loan (the "Loan") to be made by the Authority to Port Richey Leased Housing Associates II, LLLP, a Minnesota limited liability limited partnership, or its successor or assign (the "Borrower") to finance the acquisition and rehabilitation of an approximately 200-unit multifamily apartment community known as "Regency Palms" which units will be available for rental to low and very low income tenants (the "Project").  The Project is located at 8332 Alnwick Circle, Port Richey, Florida.  The Project will be owned and operated by or on behalf of the Borrower.  

The Bonds will be special obligations of the Authority payable solely out of the revenues derived from a loan agreement with the Borrower.  The Bonds will not constitute an indebtedness of the Authority, Pasco County, Florida, the State of Florida (the "State") or any other political subdivision of the State within the meaning of any constitutional or statutory debt limitation or restriction.  The Authority has no taxing power. 

All interested parties are invited to present their comments at the time and place set forth above. 

Persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at this hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.  Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice, please contact the Community Development Division, at the same address above, Florida, at (727) 847-3445 (V) in New Port Richey; (352) 521-4274, extension 3445 (V) in Dade City; and (800) 955-8771 if you are hearing impaired.

PASCO COUNTY HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY

 

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2016 - 2017 Grants

 Annual Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) 

Note that all requests for funding applications are due back to the Community Development Division by May 13, 2016, 5:00 P.M.  No exceptions to the deadline are allowed.