Welcome to the City's Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). HCD strives to improve the quality of life of City residents through the development of housing, social, and economic opportunities.
PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAMS/PROJECTS ANNOUNCEMENT
The City has approximately $50,000 in CDBG grant funds to award to 1 or 2 eligible agencies on a competitive basis for the 2018-2019 grant year. Applications are due on Friday, September 28, 2018.
Download Grant Application
Download Grant Requirements
City owned properties for sale.
Browse the updated list of City owned properties available for purchase or donation to eligible nonprofit organizations.
Historic Northwest Home Purchase Assistance program now open!
HCD may provide assistance to eligible households buying a home within the boundaries of the City's Historic Northwest Community to cover some of the down payment and closing costs.
Home Purchase Assistance program opening October 1, 2018.
HCD may provide assistance to eligible households buying a home within City limits to cover some of the down payment and closing costs.
Residential Rehabilitation program closed April 30, 2018.
HCD may pay for the repairs of items that compromise the life, health, and/or safety of households located within City limits.
Looking for social services?
HCD provides a host of social services through Vickers House.
Have you discovered an orange parking meter?
The Real Change Movement is a partnership between the Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County and the City of West Palm Beach. The program focuses on raising awareness about the issues of homelessness and generating new funds to help make a difference.