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Community Heroes Program

City of Tampa Community Heroes Homeownership Program

Presented by the City of Tampa Housing and Community Development (HCD) Division in partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank-Atlanta

The Community Heroes Homeownership Program will allow us to thank our first responders and other community heroes in a meaningful way with a place to call home.


  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Firefighters
  • K-12 Public School Staff
  • Other First Responders
  • Hospital/Medical Personnel
  • Code Enforcement Officers
  • Building Inspectors
  • Parks and Recreation Staff
  • Planning and Development Staff

Dare to Own the Dream logo, City of Tampa logo, FHL Bank Atlanta logo, SHIP logo, Department of Housing and Urban Development logo, Equal Housing Opportunity logo

Eligible participants can receive a $5,000 grant to match the $15,000 provided through the City’s Program. 


New Affordable Housing Initiative Helps Community 'Heroes' Buy Homes

The City of Tampa’s Housing & Community Development Division in partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta is proud to announce the Community Heroes Program.  The Community Heroes program provides funds to match the City’s down payment assistance program.  Through this added funding community heroes have an even greater opportunity to own a home in the community where they serve.  Eligible participants can receive a $5,000 grant to match the $15,000 provided through the City’s “Dare to Own the Dream” Homeownership Program. More...


For more information, contact HCD at (813) 274-7954.