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Home Buyer Purchase Assistance Program


This program is NOT currently open. Please check back for updates.


The City of Deerfield Beach, through the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) provides purchase assistance for very low to moderate income households for the purchase of properties in Deerfield Beach to occupy as their primary residence. Assistance is in the form of a 0% interest deferred second loan that reverts to a grant if all program conditions are met. This program is administered by the City of Deerfield Beach Community Development Department in coordination with the Deerfield Beach Housing Authority (DBHA).

Program Details and Restrictions:


  • Maximum amount of assistance is up to $50,000. See Income Chart below:
Household Size
Very Low Income (0-30% AMI)
Low Income (31% - 50% AMI)
Moderate Income (51% - 80% AMI)
1 $15,250
$25,400
$40,600
2 $17,400
$29,000
$46,400
3 $20,160
$32,650
$52,200
4 $24,300
$36,250
$58,000
5 $28,440
$39,150
$62,650
6 $32,580
$42,050
$67,300
7 $36,730
$44,950
$71,950
8 $40,890
$47,850
$76,600
*Income Limits Effective March 2016

  • All properties must be located in the City of Deerfield Beach city limits.
  • All applicants must be pre-approved by a lender before an application will be accepted.
  • Applicant must have an executed real estate contract at the time of application submittal.
  • Eligible properties include single-family detached homes, condominiums, town homes and villas.
  • Applicants will be selected on a first-come, first qualified basis within the stated income groups when funding is available.
  • Eligible applicants will be selected in the order in which they have been Income Certified. Funds will only be reserved after an executed purchase contract is received.
  • Should your income change after you were determined income eligible and assistance has not been provided, your program eligibility will have to be recertified.
  • You may use any licensed real estate professional of your choice. We also recommend you seek competent legal advice.

Homeowner Rehabilitation Program



This program is NOT currently open. Please check back for updates.

The City of Deerfield Beach, through the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds, provides home repair assistance to very low to moderate income owner occupied households in Deerfield Beach. The primary purpose of the program is to provide home repairs, weatherization, and energy efficiency repairs necessary to provide a safe environment. Assistance is in the form of a 5 year, 0% interest deferred second loan that reverts to a grant if all program conditions are met. This program is administered by the City of Deerfield Beach Community Development Department in coordination with the Deerfield Beach Housing Authority (DBHA).

Public Service


The Senior Transportation program is currently being funded through CDBG funds. More details regarding this program can be found on the Senior Services Department/N.E Focal Point website and in our Annual Action Plan.

On occasion, the City of Deerfield Beach will allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for public service activities to assist organizations deliver new or expanded services in line with the CDBG National Objectives. Projects funded in the past include family, financial and/or housing counseling, senior transportation, GED programs, mentoring, and helping at risk youth. The funding priorities as it relates to public service are detailed in the City of Deerfield Beach’s Annual Action Plan. These programs are funded through CDBG funds but are administered by the various departments in the City of Deerfield Beach based on the programs being funded.

Public Infrastructure/Public Improvement



Specific Public Infrastructure/Public Improvement projects funded through CDBG funds can be found in our Annual Action Plan.

On occasion, the City of Deerfield Beach will allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for acquisition, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation or installation of public infrastructure or public facilities in the CDBG Target areas. Projects funded in the past include sidewalk repair and installation, street paving and installation of a parks. The funding priorities as it relates to public infrastructure or public facilities are detailed in the City of Deerfield Beach’s Annual Action Plan. These projects are funded through CDBG funds but are administered by the various departments in the City of Deerfield Beach based on the project being funded.