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City of Fort Pierce Launches Home Purchase Assistance Program

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The City has allocated $960,000 of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) combined with the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) Home Purchase Assistance funds. The funding will assist eligible applicants purchase homes within the city limits only.

Fort Pierce - Friday September 23, 2022: The City of Fort Pierce’ has announced that it's Home Purchase Assistance Program will begin accepting applications on Monday, October 24, 2022, at 9:00 AM.

The City has allocated $960,000 of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) combined with the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) Home Purchase Assistance funds for the Fiscal Year 2022-2023. The funding will assist eligible applicants purchase homes within the city limits only.

This initiative is being supported, in whole or part, by federal award number SLFRP5533 granted to the City of Fort Pierce by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The City Commission allocated $900,000 of the American Rescue Plan Act Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (ARPA-SLFRF) to fund the home purchase assistance program.

Applications will be processed on a first submitted, first qualified, first-served basis, subject to funding availability. The application period will end when all funds have been expended.

Applications will be available online at: https://cityoffortpierce.com/503/Open-Grant-Opportunities.

ALL applicants are required to attend a Virtual Mandatory Orientation prior to application submittal. Interested parties may register at https://cityoffortpierce.com/FormCenter/Grants-Administration-21/Housing-Programs-Mandatory-Orientation-R-107 beginning Wednesday, October 5, 2022. In-person orientation will be held on October 20, 2022, at 5:30 PM at the River Walk Center.

NOTE: You must show proof that you attended the orientation otherwise your application will NOT be reviewed.

Additional program information and required documents needed for application submittal are available on the website at https://www.cityoffortpierce.com/170/Grants-Administration.

For additional information, please contact: Grants Administration Division
Telephone: 772-467-3161
Email: GrantsAdministration@cityoffortpierce.com