Housing & Neighborhood Services

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The Housing and Neighborhood Services Division administers federal and state funded community development and housing programs whose common goal is to improve the quality of life for Cocoa's income-eligible residents and revitalizing neighborhoods. Programs include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program. The City's Annual Action Plan is available online.

The City also receives State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program funding. The SHIP Local Housing Assistance Plan and SHIP Annual Report is available online.

Program Inclusions

  • Homebuyer down payment assistance
  • Housing repair assistance
  • Demolition and reconstruction
  • Neighborhood public facility improvements
  • Funding assistance to a variety of non-profit agencies.
View Available Housing Assistance Programs.

Homebuyer Down Payment Program

Funds are available for the Regina Myra Subdivision only. Call (321) 433-8520 for more information.

Housing Rehabilitation Program

Call (321) 433-8520 for more information and to be placed on the waiting list.Currently, there are limited funds available; there is a 2-5 year wait for housing rehab assistance. Pre-applications can be submitted via online.

City of Cocoa Equal Housing Opportunity

The City of Cocoa's Fair Housing Ordinance, the Florida Fair Housing Act, and the Federal Fair Housing Act make it illegal for anyone to refuse to rent, sell, or make a housing loan to you because of the following factors: race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

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