State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (SHIP)

SHIP LogoThe State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (SHIP) provides funds to local governments as an incentive to create partnerships that produce and preserve affordable homeownership and multifamily housing. The program was designed to provide very low, low and moderate income families with assistance to purchase a home, money to repair or replace a home and many other types of housing assistance.

Free telephone technical assistance is available to help you successfully implement your SHIP funded work. Call the Florida Housing Coalition’s SHIP hotline: 1-800-677-4548.

SHIP Technical Assistance

NOTE: You will not be able to print out a certification. For assistance, contact Michael Chaney at chaney@flhousing.org.

SHIP Reference


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The Florida Housing Coalition encourages the use of the SHIP logo for use all materials related to promoting SHIP. Feel free to use the SHIP logo to help brand all your success stories and SHIP information. Click the SHIP logo image to download and save the logo.


SHIP Success Story – Real Purpose. Real Situations. Real Lives.

St. Pete vet receives rehabbed home, presented Congressional Gold Medal

William Scott- Montford Marine- St Pete(Click Photo to Play Video)

Nov. 8, 2013 — Officials revealed a rehabbed home for a St. Petersburg, Fla. veteran on Friday. Mr. William C. Scott was one of the original Montford Point Marines, the first black unit of the U.S. Marines Corp. Scott also served in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. In recent years, his home had fallen into disrepair. At 87, Scott needed help fixing up his home, saving it from code violations. With help from volunteers and donations, the state’s Housing Initiative Partnership was able to help him make the needed repairs. Friday, Scott was able to return to his newly rehabbed home.

View the full WFLA News Channel 8 video with photos.