Community Redevelopment Agency Programs


TIF REBATE INCENTIVE 

The City of Pensacola Community Redevelopment Agency's TIF Rebate Incentive is available to incentivize affordable housing and to promote redevelopment of the West Main District. A TIF Rebate is a payment that is made to a developer for an established time period that equals a percentage of the tax increment that is produced by construction of the project. TIF Rebates are subject to policy guidelines.

Affordable Housing Rebate

The Affordable Housing Rebate is available for development projects that are located within a City of Pensacola TIF District (excluding the West Main District). See the Affordable Housing Area Reinvestment Policy for the terms of this incentive. The TIF Rebate must serve to meet a gap in funding and projects must include at least 10% of affordable housing. 

West Main District Rebate

The West Main District Rebate is available for development projects located within the West Main District. See the West Main District Area Reinvestment Policy for the West Main District boundaries and the terms of this incentive. The TIF Rebate must serve to meet a gap in funding and projects must include at least 10% of affordable housing. 

For more information contact Victoria D’Angelo, Assistant CRA Manager, by phone at 850-435-1695 or email at vdangelo@cityofpensacola.com


COMMERCIAL FACADE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

*Now available within targeted boundaries of the Belmont DeVilliers Neighborhood and the Westside Community Redevelopment Area.* 

The City of Pensacola Community Redevelopment Agency’s Commercial Facade Improvement Program provides forgivable loans to property owners to support facade improvements, such as exterior renovations and upgrades, and limited structural and parking improvements to commercial, historical and culturally-significant buildings within eligible target boundaries. This program covers 75% of eligible project costs, up to the maximum award limit defined in the program guidelines, with a required 25% owner match. Property must be used for a non-residential purpose to be eligible under this program. For full program details and eligible boundaries, refer to the Commercial Facade Improvement Program Guidelines, and Target Area Maps below.

For more information or to request an application, contact Hilary Halford, Program Manager at (850) 436-5654 or hhalford@cityofpensacola.com


RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (RPIP)

*Now available within the Urban Core, Westside and Eastside Community Redevelopment Areas.*

The City of Pensacola Community Redevelopment Agency’s Residential Property Improvement Program (RPIP) was established to encourage reinvestment in Pensacola’s historic redevelopment area neighborhoods, address deferred maintenance and preserve affordability for residents within designated Community Redevelopment Areas. 

Property owners may receive construction rehabilitation assistance for eligible improvements to their residential property. This program is available for owner occupied, long-term rental and vacant homes.

Eligible rehabilitation activities may include: structure cleaning, exterior painting or re-siding, doors and windows, roofing, landscaping, exterior lighting, fencing, porch repair/replacement, foundation work and shutters. Program is subject to funding availability. 

For program details refer to the CRA Residential Property Improvement Program Guidelines below. To find out if you are in an eligible target area use the Search Tool or view the PDF maps below.

For more information, please contact Hilary Halford, Program Manager at (850) 436-5654 or hhalford@cityofpensacola.com Pre-applications may be emailed to hhalford@cityofpensacola.com or mailed or dropped off in person to the CRA Office: 222 W. Main Street, 3rd Floor, Pensacola FL 32502, Attn: Hilary Halford.