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May 26, 2016

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Viera Government Center

Building B, Magnolia Conference Room, 1st Floor

Please contact Dorenda Christian

@ 633-2076 if you have any questions

Mission Statement

To contribute to Brevard County's quality of life by assisting citizens to meet their health, social and housing requirements.

Vision Statement

A department recognized for providing citizens with human service opportunities to achieve success through collaboration with community partners.


Identify and address community needs.

Public Notice of Local Government Contribution for Florida Housing Finance Corporations Request for Application Cycles

The Brevard County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) c/o Housing and Human Services Department is pleased to announce the issuance of an open RFP for local government contribution(s) utilizing HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME)/State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) program funds available to successful proposals meeting the County's selection criteria who will comply with the rules and regulations of the HOME/SHIP programs.

This is an opportunity for non-profit and/or for-profit housing developers who desire to undertake property acquisition, new construction, rehabilitation, and infill for the purpose of creating or preserving affordable housing in Brevard County through the Florida Housing Finance Corporation's (FHFC) Request for Application (RFA) cycles for tax credits, State Apartment Incentive Loan (SAIL) funds, and/or revenue bonds.

Funding is subject to availability. Brevard County reserves the right to reduce, amend, and/or rescind funding at any time prior to the final award and approval of any contract or agreement by the BOCC.

Completed proposal packages will be accepted from the date of issuance of the applicable RFA until no later than twenty-one (21) business days prior to the applicable RFA due date. Proposals submitted electronically or by facsimile will not be accepted.     

RFP - Local Government Contribution

For additional information or to receive an application, please contact Dorenda Christian (, Natasha Jones (, or call (321) 633-2076 from 8:00am until 5:00pm Monday through Friday.



Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG-PS) 2016-2017

The previously scheduled application deadline of May 4, 2016 for the CDBG Public Services Request for Proposal has been changed. The new date is May 11, 2016. The review meeting date of proposals by the CDBG Advisory Board has been changed from June 21, 2016 to June 7, 2016. Any questions should be directed to Alan Woolwich at (321) 633-2076.

The Brevard County Board of County Commissioners Housing and Human Services Department is announcing that approximately $177,756.00 in CDBG Public Service funding will be available for fiscal year 2016-2017. Grants are available to local organizations through a Request for Proposal (RFP) application process. The CDBG Program’s primary objective is to provide funds to local programs that meet the identified needs of the 2010-2016 Consolidated Plan, and to improve the quality of life in low and moderate-income neighborhoods, identified by the County as “Neighborhood Strategy Areas.”

A Mandatory Technical Assistance Meeting for all prospective applicants will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Friday, April 15, 2016, at the Brevard County Government Center located at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Building “B”, Magnolia Room, 1st Floor, Viera, FL 32940.

A Second Technical Assistance Meeting for those unable to attend the April 15, 2016 meeting will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Friday, April 22, 2016, at the same location and address above.

The purpose of the Technical Assistance Meeting is to provide information on the CDBG-PS Grant requirements and the RFP application process. Applicants must attend and sign in at one of the technical assistance meetings in order to be eligible to submit a proposal application. Applications from organizations not in attendance will not be accepted and will be disqualified. For additional information contact Alan Woolwich or Linda Graham at (321) 633-2076.

RFP applications and information will be available during regular business hours at the address below, or on line at All applications are due no later than 11:00 am, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at the following location: Brevard County Housing and Human Services Department, Building “B", Suite B-106, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL  32940.

Housing & Human Services Department

Viera Government Center
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Building B, Suite 106
Viera, FL 32940

Office: (321) 633-2007
Fax: (321) 633-2170
South area toll free: 
(321) 952-4700 x2007
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