Amalie Arena

Housing and Community Development

Housing Team

Housing Team

HCD with Mayor Jane Castor

HCD with Mayor Jane Castor

Housing Team

Housing Team

Trena with Mayor Jane Castor

HCD with Mayor Jane Castor

DARE News Conference 1/31/2022
Habitat for Humanity Veteran Build 04082022

Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build 04082022

Candice and Latoya

Candice and Latoya - Habitat Veterans Build 04082022

Abbye and Kayon - Habitat Veterans Build 04082022

Abbye and Kayon - Habitat Veterans Build 04082022

Naomi and Todd - Habitat Veterans Build 04082022

Naomi and Todd - Habitat Veterans Build 04082022

Housing Information Line

Housing Information Line

Rental Move-In Assistance Program

The Rental Move-in Assistance Program was paused on April 26, 2024, in order to process the high volume of applications that have been received. 

Click here to go to the Rental Move-In Assistance Program page.

Security Deposit and Utility Deposit Assistance in Tampa

Security and Utility Deposit assistance is available for rental security deposits and utility deposits in the City of Tampa limits.  For more information contact:

  • Metro Inclusive, Linkage Navigators, 727.321.3854


  • Solita’s House, Rental Counselors, 813.425.4847


Calling all FLORIDA HOMEOWNERS. SAVE THE DATE for SUNDAY MAY 5 FROM 7-8:30PM (virtual) Protect your investment, preserve your home and investment. Join us for an informative virtual workshop and your household could receive a $50 gift card. (some restrictions apply)

  • Please complete the pre-registration form click here.
  • Make sure to include your entire address for verification of being a Florida homeowner, 
  • Select the workshop for 5/5/24 SYNERGY PEOPLE 

All Florida homeowners are welcome to attend this virtual meeting. Join us from the comfort of your cell phone, tablet or computer. See attached flyer and share, share, share

Join us Sunday May 5 from 7-8:30pm click here to join the workshop 

Zoom meeting code 824 9520 2874

Passcode 563899


Applications will be accepted from April 8, 2024, through May 6, 2024

Application review date: Friday, May 17, 2024
Time: Public Services - 8:30am | Public Facility Improvement - 1:00pm
Location: City Center at Hanna Avenue - 2555 E Hanna Ave., Tampa, FL 33610

Click HERE to view the RFA Document and Instructions on how to apply (Document updated 4/25/2024). 

CDBG RFA Technical Assistance Q&A  
Send Workshop Questions Clarification Requests to by Friday, April 26, 2024

CDBG RFA Technical Assistance PowerPoint

CDBG RFA Timeline Update



A “Hybrid Live and Virtual” Meeting of the City Council of the City of Tampa has been called by the Chair of the City Council to conduct a public hearing on the City of Tampa’s proposed Substantial Amendment to the PY23/FY24 Annual Action Plan.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2024
Time: 5:01 pm
Location: Old City Hall
315 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
(Click here to view Public Notice)


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Request for Application (RFA) Announcement 

Multi-Family Affordable Rental Housing RFA

Proposals will be accepted starting Tuesday, March 12, 2024.

A limited number of applications will be accepted.

Click HERE to View the RFA Document and Instructions on how to apply.

Infill Phase III  Technical Assistance Workshop

Click here to view Q & A

Click here to view PowerPoint

Building Tampa's Equitable Tomorrow

Mayor Castor and the City of Tampa have made the development of Workforce and Affordable Housing a strategic priority of the Mayor’s ‘Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow’ vision. The details of that strategy can be found here:
There are many continuing and new opportunities to invest in our community’s future and to be part of Tampa’s tomorrow. We want to ensure that all partners and stakeholders can align their efforts with the City’s housing affordability strategy.

Watch the Video Now to learn more about:
  • The City’s Housing Affordability Strategy and Recommendations 
  • The City’s Community Land Trust (CLT) – coming soon!
  • Workforce and Affordable Housing projects on the horizon
  • New policies and partnership opportunities
  • Longer-term strategies, including use of Opportunity Zones 

Improving Lives and Communities Across Tampa

The Housing and Community Development Division (HCD) plays a lead role in the development of housing and citizen support programs to serve the city's low and moderate income households, homeless, and disabled populations. HCD maintains and expands housing opportunities for low and moderate income persons and families in the city by:

  • Preserving the city's housing stock through rehabilitation and repair assistance programs.
  • Expanding the supply of affordable housing for lower income renters and owners, including first-time home buyers.
  • Serving the needs of the homeless community and partnering with homeless service providers.
  • Providing impartial, unbiased investigation services for discrimination complaints in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodation to any person who believes they have been discriminated against.
  • Providing outreach activities by offering employment, housing and public accommodations seminars / workshops to keep the public informed about their civil rights.