- Community Development
Community Development Department
The Community Development Department is responsible for all phases of the grant process, including the preparation of state and federal grants, administering grant programs, and providing information to City officials and the citizens of Deerfield Beach. The Community Development Department staff acts as a project manager to implement and monitor the projects and organizations receiving grant funds from the City. We hold forums with our business partners, present workshops on home-buying and finances, send students to vocational school, and assist public service organizations in helping our youth. This is carried out through a variety of programs and activities which focus on neighborhood revitalization, improved community facilities, services and economic development.
Habitat for Humanity of Broward - Accepting Applications
Habitat for Humanity of Broward will be accepting applications for Habitat Homes between September 15-30, 2016. Additional information and program details can be found by visiting their website at: www.habitatbroward.org.
Utility Service Line Warranty Program - Service Line Warranties of America
The City of Deerfield Beach Commission recently approved the Utility Service Line Warranty Program administered by Service Line Warranties of America. This program provides affordable, voluntary insurance coverage for residential sewer and water lines that are not traditionally covered by home owner insurance policies. To notify residents about this program, a letter was sent out to all residents regarding the specifics of the services being offered and how residents can take advantage of this program. The program is VOLUNTARY and NOT mandatory for city residents, but for those who elect to participate in the program there is a small monthly fee. The services provided include:
- External sewer line warranty - Scope is from the City main tap until line daylights inside the home, which includes the service line under the concrete floor;
- External water line warranty - Scope is from the meter and/or curb box until it daylights inside home, of which included the service line under the concrete floor;
- In-home plumbing warranty - Covers residential in-home water supply lines and in-home sewer lines and all drain lines connected to the main sewer stack that are broken or leaking inside the home after the point of entry.
Service Line Warranties of America is a BBB Accredited business with an A+ rating and the Service Line Protection Program being offered to Deerfield Beach residents is endorsed by the National League of Cities.
The City of Deerfield Beach Home Buyer Purchase Assistance
The City of Deerfield Beach Home Buyer Purchase Assistance program is now available.
The City of Deerfield Beach 2016/2017 Annual Action Plan Draft
The City of Deerfield Beach 2016/2017 Annual Action Plan Draft is available for review.
The City of Deerfield Beach SHIP Annual Reports
The City of Deerfield Beach SHIP Annual Reports are available for public inspection and comment. Additionally, the City of Deerfield Beach has hard copies of the Annual Reports listed below available at 325 NW 2nd Avenue, Deerfield Beach FL 33441 for public review and comment by interested persons. All public comments should be submitted in writing, either at the address above or by email, and they should indicate the author’s name, address, and interest affected.