Affordable Housing

The Housing and Community Development Division (HCD) plays a lead role in the development of housing and citizen support programs to serve the city’s low and moderate-income households, homeless, and disabled populations. HCD maintains and expands housing opportunities for low and moderate-income persons and families in the city by: 

  • Preserving the city’s housing stock through rehabilitation and repairing assistance programs. 
  • Expanding the supply of affordable housing for lower income renters and owners, including first-time home buyers. 
  • Serving the needs of the homeless community and partnering with homeless service providers. 
  • Providing impartial, unbiased, investigation services for discrimination complaints in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodation to any person that believes they have been discriminated against. 
  • Providing outreach activities by offering employment, housing and public accommodations, and seminars/workshops to keep the public informed about their civil rights. 


Housing Information Line: (813) 307-5555 


For more information, visit the Housing and Community Development website 

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