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Homebuyers

Are you in the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area? View grants and programs available to you stpete.org/CRA.

The City of St. Petersburg offers assistance to homebuyers who are located within the City's municipal boundaries. Find helpful programming and resources below. 

Purchase Assistance Program

Financial assistance for homebuyers purchasing a new or existing single-family residential housing unit, condominium, townhome or cooperative apartment located within the City’s municipal boundaries. More info here.

South St. Petersburg Community Development Area

There are housing grants and programs available exclusively to the South St. Pete CRA. Learn more at stpete.org/CRA.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties builds homes with people in our community and sells the houses at no profit and no interest to households who otherwise could not afford to own a home. The program prepares partner families to be successful homeowners. Apply, volunteer, donate or learn more at habitatpwp.org

Helpful PDFs

  1. How to Become a Homebuyer
  2. Shopping for a Loan
  3. Selecting a Home
  4. Closing the Deal

Homebuyer's Rights

Lenders are not allowed to discriminate in any way against a potential borrower. If a lender is refusing to provide services based on race, color, nationality, religion, sex, familial status or disability, contact HUD’s office of fair housing at 800-669-9777.

Loan Fraud is purposely giving incorrect information when applying for a loan. Fraud may result in civil liability or criminal penalties. A victim of fraud or predatory lending can contact a HUD at 800-347-3735 to report it.

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