Housing Assistance

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Program

The City of Lauderdale Lakes is pleased to provide the American Rescue Plan Act Program (ARPA) to residents with rental, mortgage, FPL, and/or water billing concerns who have been affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding is available on a first-come, first-qualified basis until all available funds are expired. Maximum amount of assistance: $20,000. Please CLICK HERE to access the application.

Code Compliance Trust Fund Program 

The program established hereby and the benefits to be provided hereunder are limited to those violations pertaining to single-family homes and condominium units, which involve the aesthetic appearance of the exterior of real property or which constitute an imminent threat of the loss of property or bodily harm. By way of example, but not the way of limitation, violations concerning the appearance of lawns and irrigation systems, the exterior of buildings, including roofs, broken windows, unprotected swimming pools, stagnant water, deteriorated exterior doors, or deteriorated fences and walls shall be within the scope of the code enforcement trust fund program. For those eligible, the cost to cure shall not exceed $2,500.00. The city may provide one-time financial assistance to eligible program participants to correct code violations. Please CLICK HERE to access the application.

Minor Home Repair Program (MHRP)

The City of Lauderdale Lakes is offering a minor home repair grant to low income households up to a maximum award of $40,000. Eligible improvements include, but are not limited to, life safety, plumbing, electrical, roofing, windows, HVAC and handicap accessibility. Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served, first-qualified, basis. Similar to the previous Hurricane Loss Mitigation program, the MHRP will provide qualified wind resistance construction and installations to be completed in strict compliance with Florida Building Codes and Manufacturer’s Specifications, in addition to other repairs. It can include activities such as:

  •    Replacement of roof covering/re-roofing
  •    Installation of window and door opening protection
  •    Installation of hurricane straps
  •    Application of secondary water barrier

Please CLICK HERE to access the application. 

For more information on these programs, please call 954-535-2482.