Housing and Community Development

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The City of Orlando Housing and Community Development Department administers local, state and federal funds designated for housing and community development. The Department plans, develops and implements programs and activities that meet identified needs in the community, such as home ownership, rental and owner-occupied housing rehabilitation, public facilities and improvements and assistance to the homeless and persons with HIV/AIDS.

Housing and Community Development Services

Housing and Community Development Initiatives

August 30, 2021
A draft version of the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) Annual report for Closeout Year 2018-2019(PDF, 170KB) will be available for public review and comment between August 30 and September 10, 2021. You may view the hard copy of this report at the Housing and Community Development Resource Library located on Floor 7 of City Hall, 400 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801. Comments may be directed to Kassi Bernard by phone at 407.246.2395 or by email, at kassi.bernard@orlando.gov.

Consolidated Annual Financial Report for FYE 9/30/19 - City of Orlando’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report provides a complete set of financial statements which are audited by a firm of licensed certified public accountants. This process conforms to Section 218.39 of the Florida Statutes and Chapter 10.550, Rules of the Auditor General, to fulfill the requirements of local governments in accordance with State law.

2021-2025 Consolidated Plan Draft (including 2021 Annual Action Plan)(PDF, 6MB) – The Consolidated Plan is a five-year planning document that includes the community’s needs assessment, market analysis and strategic plan for addressing priority needs for the period of the plan.

2016 Final Update to Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

Final Citizen Participation Plan - Amended June 1, 2020 – The City is committed to providing opportunities for its citizens to participate in an advisory role in the planning, implementation and assessment of the use of federal housing funds. The Citizen Participation Plan establishes standards for the public participation process.

2019 DRAFT Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER(PDF, 2MB)) – The purpose of the City of Orlando CAPER is to provide the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Orlando citizens with a summary of the Housing & Community Development Department’s accomplishments during the given year.

2018-2021 Local Housing Assistance Plan (LHAP) – Amended June 17, 2019 – The LHAP is a concise description of the City’s housing assistance and housing incentive strategies. 

Copies of all final documents will be kept on file at Orlando City Hall, 7th Floor, Housing & Community Development Department, 400 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801, and will be made available for public inspection and review during regular business hours. The City will provide copies to citizens and groups, upon request, including large print copies for the visually impaired.