Dear Prospective Homeowner:
Congratulations! You have taken the first step towards becoming a Homeowner in Pinellas County. Thank you for your interest in Tampa Bay CDC’s programs. Attached, please find the application you requested. THIS APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE BORROWER ONLY (NOT BY ANY OTHER PARTY SUCH AS THE LENDER OR REALTOR).
This is a PRELIMINARY loan application only. It is designed to prescreen your income and make an initial determination on whether or not you meet the guidelines to receive the assistance. In addition to applying with Tampa Bay CDC, you must also apply with a Lender to obtain a first mortgage.
Please complete the form in full, sign where indicated, and return the form to the address below with the nonrefundable Income Certification Fee ($25.00 for one person; $40.00 for two people). Do not leave any sections blank and do not forget to enclose the required fee, as this will cause a delay in the processing of your loan.
*PLEASE NOTE THAT PROCESSING WILL NOT BEGIN UNTIL YOUR FEE IS RECEIVED* THIS FEE MUST BE RECEIVED WITHIN 10 BUSINESS DAYS OF THE APPLICATION DATE OR YOUR APPLICATION MAY BE CANCELLED.
How Can I Submit my Completed Application?
- MAIL or BRING your original application to the following address:
Tampa Bay CDC
2139 N.E. Coachman Road, Suite 1, Clearwater, Florida 33765
- FAX THE APPLICATION TO (727) 451-3323. After faxing the Application, you must mail the Income Certification Fee to the address listed above. (Please note that processing will not begin until the Fee is received, If not received within 10 days, your Application may be cancelled).
- APPLICATION (English) (Spanish) After completing the application, you may submit the form online by clicking “Submit Your Application” above or you can mail it with the Authorization Form. To get the Authorization Form, go to the “Forms and Brochures” page to print out and sign it, then mail this form and the Income Certification Fee to the address listed above. (Please note that processing will not begin until the Fee and Authorization Form is received. If not received within 10 days, your Application may be cancelled).
Tampa Bay CDC will not be responsible for applications sent or taken to any other person or location.
In fairness to all borrowers, applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received – within 3 to 4 business days. Please note that the processing time does not begin until the non-refundable Income Certification Fee is received. Make sure you have completed the application in full, or it will be returned to you for completion.
WE KNOW YOU HAD A CHOICE WHEN YOU SELECTED YOUR DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, AND WE’RE HONORED THAT YOU PREFERRED US! IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT OUR HOMEOWNERSHIP TEAM AT (727) 442-7075!
WE DON’T WANT TO WASTE YOUR TIME!
Before you take the time to complete the attached Assistance Application, please answer the following questions: