Dear Neighbor,jonathan_brown

Welcome to the City of Fort Lauderdale Housing and Community Development Division (HCD) website.  HCD is a division of the Department of Sustainable Development.

The City of Fort Lauderdale is an Entitlement Municipality / Jurisdiction / Grantee for the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) and Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC).  HCD administers a variety of local, state and federal funds designated for housing, community and economic development activities and programs that assist eligible low and moderate-income residents within the City.

HCD plans, develops and implements programs and activities that meet identified needs in the community such as home ownership, owner-occupied housing rehabilitation, small business assistance, public service activities for non-profit organizations, public facilities and improvements and assistance to persons with HIV/AIDS.

The Federal and State programs currently managed by this division include:

  • Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
  • Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME)
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA)
  • State Housing Initiatives Program (SHIP)


Jonathan B. Brown
Housing and Community Development Division Manager
700 NW 19th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311