Community Planning and Development - Housing Division - Programs

12400 NE 8 Avenue
North Miami, FL 33161
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Marie Frantz Jean-Pharuns, CFM -
Housing & Social Services Manager

Telephone: 305.895.9825 - 305.893.6511,
                   Ext. 19002

Housing Rehabilitation

Eligible applicants to the HOME Single Family Housing Rehabilitation Program are homeowners residing in the City of North Miami who do not have adequate financial resources to make necessary home repairs, who meet the program’s income occupancy and other guidelines. Homeowners are considered eligible if their total household income does not exceed 80% of the area median income or for certain cases 120% of the area median income. The city provides up to $25,000 for home repairs for income eligible homeowners. Eligible repairs include roof, windows, doors, hurricane shutters, and exterior paint. The rehabilitation program is open once a year. Applicants to the City’s rehabilitation program are funded on a first-qualified, first-served basis.  

The 2017 North Miami Housing Improvement Program award will be based on two categories:
  • CATEGORY 1 (BEAUTIFICATION) award not to exceed $ 10,000
    Exterior paint, repaving of driveway, replacement of deteriorated fascia, soffits, gutters, shutters and installation of landscaping and/or wells (No lien required).

  • CATEGORY 2 (STRUCTURAL), award up to $ 20,000
    (Note: Awards exceeding $10,000 will require a five (5) year lien). Roofs, windows, doors, and any other approved beautification items from category 1

Additionally, applicants must satisfy the following criteria in order to qualify for the program:

  1. ELIGIBLE HOMEOWNERS: The program is open to owner-occupied homeowners residing in the City of North Miami who meet the following criteria:
    (i) Applicant must own and occupy the single family residence, townhouse, or duplex within the City.
    (ii) Annual household income must be at or below 80 % area median income.
    (iii) Priority will be given to households that include the elderly (62 years or older) and/or the disabled property owners. Funds are available thru a lottery selection per council district.
    (iv) Applicants should not have participated in any prior Beautification program funded by the City within the past 5 years.

  2. Table 1 - 2016/17 HUD INCOME LIMIT CHART

    Household Size % 1 2 3 4 5
    Miami-Dade Median:$52,300 80% $44,100 $50,400 $56,700 $62,950 $68,000
    Household Size % 6 7 8    
    Miami-Dade Median:$52,300 80% $73,050 $78,100 $83,100    
  3. Terms of Assistance: Financial assistance through the 2017 City of North Miami Housing Improvement Program shall be structured as a forgivable grant for category 1 with no lien and a 4-year lien for category 2 awards. Repayment is required in the event of default.

  4. Eligible Property: In order to be considered to receive assistance the homeowner and the property must meet the following conditions:

    • Property must be substandard and in poor condition.
    • Property must be located within the City of North Miami.
    • Property must be single family, townhouse or duplex and entirely used for residential purposes with the unit occupied by the applicant.
    • Property must not be bank owned.
    • Applicant’s property tax obligation must be current at the time of application to the program.
    • Property must be homestead.
    • Property must conform to all city, zoning and land use requirements regarding use.
    • Repairs must be at least one of the following types:
      a) Exterior paint of single family, townhouse or duplex;
      b) Replacement of exterior doors;
      c) Repaving of existing driveway or installation of new driveway;
      d) Replacement of older windows with hurricane impact windows;
      e) Replacement or repair of roofs, fascia and/or soffits and gutters;
      f) Installation of landscaping and wells.



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