Community Development

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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 June 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as such matters may be heard.  The public hearing will be held via the following toll-free telephonic conference line in lieu of physical presence at the public hearing:

DIAL IN NUMBER: (866) 705-2554
PARTICIPATION CODE: 554542

The purpose of the public hearing is to receive comments and hear discussion concerning the proposed issuance by the Authority of its Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (the "Bonds"), in an aggregate principal amount of not exceeding $65,500,000 in one or more series to finance a loan (the "Loan") to be made by the Authority to Port Richey Leased Housing Associates III, LLLP a Minnesota limited liability limited partnership, or its permitted successors or assigns (the "Borrower") to finance the acquisition, construction and equipping of an approximately 388-unit multifamily apartment community to be known as "Anchor at Gulf Harbors" which units will be available for rental to low, middle and moderate elderly income tenants (the "Project").  The Project is located approximately 0.2 miles Northeast of the intersection of Marine Parkway and Sea Forest Drive, New Port Richey, Pasco County, 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 Department, at the same address above, Florida, at (727) 834-3447 (V) in Port Richey; and (800) 955-8771 if you are hearing impaired.

PASCO COUNTY HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY

To make sure you are kept up to date on the latest information regarding this and other Community Development programs, please visit our website and sign up for Notify Me.

Pasco County Community Development has been awarded $4,455,673 in HOME-ARP funds.  These funds may be used for Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA), development and support of affordable housing, supportive services, and acquisition or development of non-congregate shelter. 

Eligible populations include homeless individuals or families, those at risk of homelessness, those fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence or human trafficking, other qualifying populations where supportive services would prevent homelessness.

Further information about the HOME-ARP plan can be obtained by contacting Jeff McKittrick at (727) 834-3447 or jmckittrick@pascocountyfl.net

Home-ARP-Allocation Plan Draft Document pdf

FY 2023 Grant kick off pdf presentation

Pasco County Community Development has opened the Down Payment Assistance (DPA) program effective October 1, 2021 

Realtors will need to sign a letter of understanding to participate in the DPA program. Realtors working with a potential homebuyer can reach out to Mari Thieryung at mthieryung@pascocountyfl.net for the letter of understanding.

All interested homebuyers will need to contact Suncoast Housing Connections (Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation) to attend a Home Buyer Education Class.  Homebuyers must work with a Community Development approved lender. 

All interested Lenders will need to contact Mari Thieryung at mthieryung@pascocountyfl.net to sign up for training

https://www.pascocountyfl.net/1432/Notify-Me 

Contractors & Subcontractors Wanted

Community Development is seeking certified & registered contractors to provide major system replacement and/or repairs to single-family homes financed through the County’s respective Affordable Housing Programs.

To see how you can participate, please read the Contractor Flyer. 

What We Do

Mission: Improving the lives of Pasco’s citizens through homeless initiatives, neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing and community partnerships using state and federal funding.

Annually, we receive State and Federal Funding to assist the very low to moderate income citizens of Pasco County. Some of our activities include:

  • Neighborhood Revitalization 
  • Homebuyer Programs 
  • Homeowner Rehabilitation 
  • Not-for-profit Agency Housing Development 
  • Homelessness Initiatives 
  • Funding Public Services