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Home Beautification

You may receive up to $5,900 through a forgivable loan mortgage program to have the upgrades done at your home for free if you live in a single family home.

  • Eligibility

    To qualify for the program, you must meet the following eligibility requirements.

    • Your home must be located in County Commissioner District 1, 12 and 13. Use the Community Services map application to find out which commission district your home is in.
    • You must be the homeowner and occupant of a single family home (apartments, condos, and duplexes are not eligible).
    • Not own other investment properties.
    • Current property taxes must have been paid and no prior assessment due.

    The forgivable loan is only repayble if you sell your home within 5 years of having it painted and/or landscaped.

    You must also meet income guidelines.

  • Requirements

    • A copy of the last completed tax return, and W-2, if employed.
    • One full month of pay check stubs for all employed individuals living in the household, if employed.
    • If not employed and you receive retirement's pension or social security benefits then submit a copy of the award letters.
    • Picture ID of all household members.
    • Copy of Social Security Cards for all household members and birth certificates.
    • Most recent mortgage statement.
    • Electric Bill and Water Bill.
    • Copy of warranty deed.
  • How to Apply

    Download Application and deliver or mail to our office. You must select a licensed contractor identified by the County.

Phone Number(s)

Locations and Hours

  • Overtown Transit Village North.

    701 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33136
    11th Floor
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Community Action and Human Services
Lucia Davis-Raiford , Director

Overtown Transit Village North
701 NW 1st Court, 10th Floor Miami, FL 33136