City of Dunedin Affordable Workforce Housing Liaison
Jeannie Garner - JGarner@dunedinfl.net or 727-298-3600
The link below will take you to the most recent Affordable Housing Needs Assessment Report from June 18, 2019 - 2019 Dunedin Housing Needs Assessment
Community Housing Partners
Click links below for more information
Pinellas County Community Development 727-464-8210
Dunedin Housing Authority 727-461-5777
Home Buyers Information
Click on link for Down Payment Assistance 1_4_18_CD_DAL_Flyer
Click on link for Independent Living Program - Grant for making home modification ILP_Flyer
Click on link for First-time Homebuyers Home Key 0% Loan Program first_mortgage
Please click the link for Homeless Resources: HEP Program
Maintaining the value of your home is essential. The below webpage’s offer vital information to keep your home in tip top condition.
- Home Repair Loan Program = Low Interest Loans
Does your home need a little TLC? We can help! The Home Repair Loan Program is designed to preserve and encourage neighborhood improvement efforts. The program provides home repair loans to low income and moderate-income homeowners at 0% interest, amortized for 20 years. Apply now, your home will thank you!
- Click on link for home Improvement No Interest Loan Program LIL_Program_Flyer_100918
Provides grants to low income individuals to fund home improvements such as wheelchair ramps, railings, bathroom grab bars and other special equipment to enhance the lives of residents who are physically disabled. For purposes of this program, "Physically Disabled," means having a permanent physical impairment or and/or the loss of one or more life functions resulting in mobility impairment or requiring the use of prosthetic equipment, walkers or wheelchairs. This program is available for a limited time only so apply now!
- Services For Seniors
Services are available which assist frail, elderly or disabled persons to live comfortably in familiar surroundings as an alternative to a nursing home.
More information here
Rental Housing Information for Tenants
Home ownership is not for everyone. Whether by circumstance or by choice, many residents continue to need rental housing.
The Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County and the Community Development Department share a widely held belief in the value of mixed-income communities. Find more information on rental programs and assistance here.
Affordable Housing News
*USF Affordable Housing Report at the May 15, 2018 City Commission Workshop. Please click the link below for the full USF report.
Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation is building 2 new affordable town-homes at the Habitat for Humanity site know as Shady Grove. The homes are being sold to persons within the 30% to 120% of Pinellas County average median income.
Shady Grove Townhomes flyer
The City is working with Habitat Humanity on 2 new affordable homes on Aristotle Street. The lots have been cleared and construction will start in a couple of months and are planned to be finished by the end of September. The upcoming affordable homes on Aristotle have been matched by Habitat Humanity for home ownership.
Aristotle Street Building Lots
Affordable Housing Partnerships
The City of Dunedin works in partnership with the Pinellas County Department of Community Development and the Dunedin Housing Authority to assist residents with their housing needs. Our goal is to offer quality affordable housing opportunities to a variety of individuals and families that otherwise would not be able to achieve home ownership.
The Dunedin Housing Authority (DHA) is a quasi-governmental entity and a political subdivision of the State of Florida. It has an independent and autonomous Board of Commissioners, which is appointed by the City of Dunedin Commissioners.
Eco Village Townhomes
The Dunedin Housing Authority has partnered with Pinellas Community Development and the City of Dunedin to construct up to 25 affordable townhomes on a former public housing site. Construction is complete on building 1 and development is nearing completion on building 2. Site clearing activities and preparation for construction has begun on lot 3. Infrastructure review is complete, and there has been good interest in these townhomes with several deposits received.
The mixed-income development, known as Eco Village Dunedin, is being built on the 2.95 acre parcel located on the northeast and southeast corners of Douglas Avenue and Lorraine Leland Street. Planet Green Group, a Largo development firm, was chosen to build and sell the townhomes, which will vary in size from 1,100 to 1,500 square feet. They are not public housing units, and no government subsidy will be available. The sale price will range from the mid $160,000 to mid $200,000, depending on upgrades and finishes.
Planners hope the project, intended for moderate income buyers, will breathe new life into the neighborhood south of Dunedin's Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, and spur other development throughout the area.
Donation of 442 3rd Avenue to Habitat for Humanity
The City had outstanding code violations against the former property owner of 442 3rd Avenue and the property owner decided to settle his liens by conveying the land to the City of Dunedin. With the City as title owner of the property, the substandard house was demolished and the property was donated to Habitat for Humanity for affordable housing.
Community Housing Partners
Pinellas County Community Development
440 Court Street, 2nd Floor
Clearwater, FL 33756
Dunedin Housing Authority
908 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL 33755