Rebuild Florida Hurricane Michael Housing Repair and Replacement Program

The Rebuild Florida Housing Repair & Replacement Program for Hurricane Michael is a partnership of FloridaCommerce and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) serving 12 panhandle counties for Florida’s long-term housing recovery efforts after the 2018 hurricane season.

This Program is a housing rehabilitation, reconstruction, or replacement program that prioritizes low-to-moderate income families impacted by Hurricane Michael in the following 12 counties: Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin, Leon, Wakulla, and Taylor.

The Program opened for applications on January 29, 2021, and the application cycle closed as of June 30, 2021.

Eligible Counties

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), along with the state of Florida, identified twelve Most Impacted and Distressed (MID) counties. In the aftermath of the storm, HUD identified nine MID counties. The state of Florida identified an additional three MID counties. Eligible counties included:

  • Bay County (HUD)
  • Calhoun County (HUD)
  • Franklin County (HUD)
  • Gadsden County (HUD)
  • Gulf County (HUD)
  • Jackson County (HUD)
  • Liberty County (HUD)
  • Wakulla County (HUD)
  • Holmes County (State)
  • Leon County (State)
  • Taylor County (State)
Hurricane Michael MID Counties Map

Rebuild Florida Housing Repair and Replacement Program Guidelines

Equal Housing Opportunity

FloridaCommerce certifies that the HRRP will be conducted and administered in conformity with title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d), the Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3601–3619), and implementing regulations, and that it will affirmatively further fair housing practices. Persons alleging a violation of fair housing laws will be referred to FloridaCommerce’s local contact and process to file a complaint.

HUD Fair Housing: 1-800-669-9777

To Report Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

If you suspect fraud, waste, or abuse please file a report with FloridaCommerce.

You may also file a complaint regarding this program: File a Complaint

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