The City of Tampa's Housing and Community Development Division (HCD) is
part of the Planning and Development Department.
We are located
at 306 E. Jackson St. - 3rd Floor North.
HCD Mission - To maintain the
City's existing housing stock while providing new homeownership opportunities for City of Tampa citizens.
The Housing and Community Development Division of the
Department of Planning and Development
administers a variety of housing programs that assist
eligible low and moderate-income residents purchase,
rent or rehabilitate existing housing units located
the City of Tampa limits. The housing programs currently managed by this
division include programs using both Federal and State
funds. The State Housing Initiatives Program (SHIP),
Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and the
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), offer
loans and/or grants to prospective homebuyers,
homeowners or developers for the purchase,
rehabilitation or construction of new affordable housing
In addition to housing, HCD invests in Tampa's neighborhoods by
participating in and supporting many social
services and economic development projects that continue to have a
positive impact on our community.
In partnership with local non-profit organizations, lenders and
private developers, the city invests its federal grant funds to
redevelop older neighborhoods and Tampa's neediest communities.
For more information on specific programs or housing opportunities that
HCD provides, please go to
Programs and Services.
Public Housing/Rental Assistance
The City of Tampa does not provide direct rental assistance. Please
visit the links below for assistance:
Tampa Housing Authority 1514 W Union St, Tampa, FL 33607 Telephone:
Hillsborough County Affordable Housing 1208 Tech Blvd., 300 Tampa, FL
33602 Telephone: (813) 274-6600
Federal Home Buying Programs
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (203k)