The State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) Program provides local governments with the funds to create housing programs to assist its income-eligible citizens. Clay County SHIP has successfully upgraded the quality of living standards by providing safe, decent, improved and affordable housing for the county's elderly, special needs, and income-eligible families.
The Rapid Rehousing Program assists homeless families in Clay County with obtaining a home that they will call their own. If approved, a family in our Rapid Rehousing Program can expect a maximum of one-year of ongoing assistance while actively working towards independence.
The Eviction Prevention Program assists families in Clay County who are facing eviction to maintain their current housing. If approved, a family in our Eviction Prevention Program can expect a maximum of 6 months of rental assistance (including delinquency) while actively working towards independence.