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Housing and Community Services Office
M-F: 8am - 5pm
(407) 742-8400
(407) 742-8431
1392 E. Vine Street
Kissimmee, FL 34744

Housing Office

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Programs

COVID-19 Assistance Programs

  • COVID-19 Rental / Utility Assistance - Closed as of January 9, 2023.
  • COVID-19 Elderly & Disabled Housing / Utility Assistance - Closed as of January 9, 2023.

Homeless Services Programs

  • Financial Housing Assistance (FHA) The purpose of this program is to assist Osceola county residents at risk of homelessness due to an unexpected financial hardship.  The program covers rental and utility arrears, as well as mortgage assistance to prevent foreclosure.  The FHA programs also serves households experiencing literal homelessness with assistance for security and utility deposits.  To qualify you must be an Osceola County resident for a minimum of 6 months and provide documents to support your need upon request.  The assistance is a one-time service and applicants cannot re-apply for 2 years after financial support is provided. Click here to apply for Financial Housing Assistance.
  • Rapid Rehousing – DCF ESG
  • Prevention Assistance – DCF TANF

Section 8 Program

The Section 8 Waiting List closed on Saturday, June 10, 2023 11:59pm.

State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Programs

Mission Statement

The mission of the Osceola County Housing Office is to improve the quality of life for Osceola County citizens through commitment, advocacy, and ensuring the provision of adequate affordable housing for our citizens. It is our goal to empower economically disadvantaged individuals and families, particularly those with very-low to moderate incomes, so Osceola County will have strong, diverse, and viable communities.



Osceola County Announces Eviction Diversion Program Liaison now located at Historic Courthouse
Aug 6, 2021

Concerned about a flood of pandemic-related evictions, Osceola County Commissioners announced a new Eviction Diversion Program Liaison who will be stationed at the Courthouse starting on Monday.

Osceola News Brief - County Launches New Program Offering Housing Assistance to Elderly and Disabled
Jul 13, 2021

Osceola County, FL - Osceola County Human Services is now accepting applications for an important new program for seniors and disabled individuals who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Osceola News Brief - Asistencia de Vivienda disponible para ancianos-discapacitados
Jul 13, 2021

Este programa aprovecha las nuevas reglas para la asistencia federal que permite a las personas mayores y discapacitadas recibir asistencia de vivienda y servicios públicos directamente.