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Affordable Housing - Housing and Neighborhood Development Services of Central Florida (HANDS)

HANDS can help you search for affordable apartments and homes for sale. They partner with other non-profit organizations, governments and the business community. Their goal is to build, acquire, restore and manage low-cost housing units. These are then sold or rented to people below market rate.
HANDS has counseling services in group or one-on-one sessions. These cover: Pre-purchase, Post-Purchase, Budget/Credit analysis, Foreclosure or Default counseling. You can get Reverse Mortgage counseling and Rental/Landlord Tenant counseling.

You can also search for an affordable apartment. There is a list of homes for sale. There are also listings for shelters, senior and disabled housing.

Please see the website for all services.

Affordable Mortgages - First Time Homebuyer Program

The First Time Homebuyer Program helps low-to-moderate income people buy a home. They offer low-interest loans. Down payment and closing cost aid is available to eligible buyers.

This agency works with local governments, non-profits and other agencies. Their goal is to help local residents buy their first home.

If you are not a first time homebuyer, you may still be eligible for this program if you are buying a home in a federally designated targeted area or are a Veteran.

Use the First Time Homebuyer Wizard to find out more about the program and see if you qualify. Spanish version here.

Affordable Rental Housing - FloridaHousingSearch.org

You can find affordable rental housing in Seminole County on the FloridaHousingSearch.org website. This website makes it easy to find affordable rental housing in the State. The service can be accessed online 24 hours a day. There is also by a toll-free, bilingual call center M-F, 9am-8pm EST.

You can search for housing and get apartment listings that have important information about each unit. In addition, the site connects people to other housing resources and provides helpful tools for renters such as renter rights information.

Please see the website for more details.

Domestic Abuse Shelter - SafeHouse of Seminole

The shelter program at SafeHouse of Seminole serves victims of domestic violence and their children. It is for anyone who believes that they are in danger in their current living environment. All services including housing, counseling, legal assistance, and case management are provided at safe locations. A counselor can help you with a safety plan. They can get you a court advocate. They have training and outreach programs. Someone is always available.

Please see the website for more details.

24/7 Hotline: 407.330.3933 or 1.855.655.7233

Family Homes - Boys Town Central Florida

Boys Town provides temporary homes for at-risk boys and girls. They receive care and treatment from married couples called Family Teachers. Many of these children have suffered from abuse and neglect and have been removed from their own homes. While here, the children learn life skills that will help them to succeed in school and in their community. The goal is to reunite them with their families.