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Housing and Grants

Looking for Affordable Housing?

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The City of Cape Coral provides funding to local not-for-profit agencies for the production, preservation and rehabilitation of affordable housing.  These programs target very low, low and moderate income households.  All programs are governed by applicable state and federal regulations and are available on a first come, first available basis. 

IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING, RENTAL or HOMEOWNERSHIP, YOU MUST CONTACT ONE OF THE AGENCIES BELOW TO ASSIST YOU. 

Are you looking for affordable homeownership opportunities?
Affordable homeownership opportunities are available through Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties.

Habitat for Humanity offers new and rehabilitated homes to income qualified households.  For further information on these programs or qualification requirements, please contact the agency directly at 239-652-HOME (4663) or www.habitat4humanity.org.

Are you looking for emergency rehabilitation assistance for your home?
Emergency rehabilitation assistance is currently suspended.

Are you looking for assistance for connecting to city utilities?
The City of Cape Coral has recently restarted its utility expansion project.  As a component of this, pending grant approval, the City will be offering assistance to low income households with connection of the home to the utility lines, the septic abandoment and meter fees.  Assistance will be limited to income qualified households and funds are limited.  This program is currently suspended.


Are you looking for affordable rental housing?
For information on Section 8 housing vouchers please contact the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers at (239) 344-3220.  This agency is responsible for Section 8 vouchers throughout Lee County, including the City of Cape Coral.
For a complete searchable database of affordable rental properties in Lee County please visit www.floridahousingsearch.org.

Are you looking for a HUD Approved Counseling agency to assist with financial counseling related to foreclosure or debt management?
 There are a number of HUD approved counseling agencies in the area.  Please click here for a list of resources.

How do I know if I am income qualified?
Each year the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and Florida Housing Finance Corporation distribute the income limits for the Cape Coral-Fort Myers Metropolitan Statistical Area.  Agencies will qualify clients based on this table and information provided by your employer and financial institution.  Below are the current income limits (subject to change).  
Persons In Household                    Maximum Income CDBG/SHIP           Maximum Income NSP
1                                                                 $32,480                                                $48,720
2                                                                 $37,120                                                $55,680
3                                                                 $41,760                                                $62,640
4                                                                 $46,400                                                $69,600
5                                                                 $50,160                                                 $75,240
6                                                                 $53,840                                                 $80,760