The HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) is the largest federal block grant for state and local governments designed exclusively to create affordable housing for low-income households. Each year it allocates approximately $2 billion among the States and hundreds of localities nationwide.
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HOME's flexibility empowers people and communities to design and implement strategies tailored to their own needs and priorities.
HOME's emphasis on consolidated planning expands and strengthens partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector in the development of affordable housing.
HOME's technical assistance activities and set-aside for qualified community-based nonprofit housing groups builds the capacity of these partners.
HOME's requirement that Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) match 25 cents of every dollar in program funds mobilizes community resources in support of affordable housing.
The City of North Miami offers assistance on a first-come, first-processed basis (while funding is available) to first-time homebuyers purchasing a single family home, town house or condominium in the City of North Miami.
The program provides one-time rental payment assistance to families whose rent has increased and can no longer afford to remain in their unit, those whose units are being gentrified, or as a result of unforeseen circumstances.
A Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) is a nonprofit organization that has met the requirements to be certified or to be certified by the City as meeting Housing and Urban Development (HUD) CHDO requirements.