The City of Weston, in partnership with the Broward County Housing Finance and Community Redevelopment Division, offers programs for Weston residents as funded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program through US Housing and Urban Development. In order to qualify for any of the programs, households must have incomes less than 80% of Broward County's Area Median Income, adjusted by family size, based upon the current US HUD income chart for Broward County (as of April 1, 2020 shown below.)
Income Eligibility: Depends on family size and funding source. For example, a one-person gross annual household income cannot exceed $67,920. Lower income limits may apply based on Available Funds.
| Household Size:
|Max Gross Annual Income:||$49,950||$57,050||$64,200||$71,300||$77,050||$82,750|
For more details on these programs, contact the Broward County Housing Finance and Community Redevelopment Division at 954-357-4900.
Homebuyer Purchase Assistance Program
For qualified applicants wishing to purchase a home in the City of Weston, this program offers a maximum of $80,000, based upon financial need.
A buyer must first be able to obtain a mortgage loan that meets County guidelines. The buyer may not have owned a residential property in the prior three years and must use the home as a primary residence. The buyer must pay at least 3% of the purchase price (2% may be from a gift), among other requirements. As long as the buyer owns, occupies, and maintains the home for a period of 15 years, the 0% interest loan will be forgiven.
Visit Broward.org/Housing or call the Broward County Housing Division for full program details at 954-357-4900.
Minor Home Repair Assistance ($40,000 maximum loan, 0% interest, 10-year term)
Eligible homeowners may apply for assistance with repairs to their home. The maximum amount of assistance is $40,000 and will be determined by the actual cost of the work.
- Roof repair and/or replacement; complete repair/replacement of deteriorated roofing system
- Window replacement with impact windows
- Doors replaced with hurricane resistant doors
- Insulation installation
- HVAC/air conditioning replacement or upgrades
- Electrical upgrades and smoke detectors, as needed
Applications are processed on a first-come/first-qualified basis. No monthly payments are due on these interest-free loans. After residing in your home for the 10-year term, the loan is forgiven.
Visit Broward.org/Housing or call the Broward County Housing Division for full program details at 954-357-4915.
Barrier Free/Special Needs ($40,000 maximum loan, 0% interest, 10-year term)
- For households with a member with a disabling condition
- Removal of interior and exterior accessibility and mobility barriers
- Widen doorways to accomodate wheelchairs
- Retrofit bathrooms and kitchens; change cabinet doors and plumbing hardware
- Other life safety improvements
No monthly payments are due on these loans. After residing in your home for the loan term, the loan is forgiven.
Applications will be available online or by mail beginning July 1, 2020.
Contact the Broward County Housing Finance & Community Redevelopment Division at 954-357-4916, 954-357-4921 or the main office at 954-357-4900.
Visit Broward.org/Housing for additional details.
Rental Assistance (COVID-19 Related)
State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) program funds
Financial assistance is available to Broward County residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to help pay rent, homeowner associations fees, utilities and/or related fees. To qualify, you must have lost your job or had a reduction of employment due to COVID-19 and meet household income guidelines.
Funds are available through June 30, 2020. Contact the Central Family Success Center, at 954-357-5001, or visit: https://www.broward.org/FamilySuccess/Pages/shipfunds.aspx#
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program
The City of Weston is a participating city in the Broward County Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program.
The City of Sunrise Water Utility, which provides water service to the Weston area, is a part of the Broward Water Partnership -- a collaboration of local governments committed to helping water customers conserve water.
Learn more about the programs available, which include: toilet rebates, free showerheads and kitchen/bathroom aerators, as well as pre-rinse spray valves for commercial kitchens.
Safe Digging - Call 811
Doing work in your yard? Before digging to install a fence, playground equipment or other project, you should call 811 or visit Sunshine811.com to avoid hitting underground utilities. All utilities will visit your property to mark their lines, pipes and cables near your work site.