Grants available for roof, home repairs

Home repairs

The Alachua County Housing Division will make $200,000 in SHIP funding available for home repairs as a part of the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation program. 

The funds include grants for low-income eligible applicants only. 

The program, which is first come, first serve, is for Alachua County residents only, but those living in the City of Gainesville are ineligible to apply. 

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The Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program has $150,000 in available funds and is only for low- and very-low-income applicants. The Emergency Repairs program has $50,000 in available funds with a $10,000 maximum per home. 

The grant staff will review and assist applicants with the application process. 

To apply, email In the subject line, add ‘request a roofing application,’ and in the body of the email, include your full name, address, and phone number. 

For more information, contact the Alachua County Housing division at 352-337-6240. 

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