The Glades County SHIP Program is designed to provide affordable housing assistance to qualified homebuyers, as well as provide rehabilitation to substandard single-family owner occupied units of very low, low or moderate income. 

Income verified and certified applicants may be eligible for down payment/closing cost assistance or home rehabilitation.

Applications will be received during the advertised application period for affordable housing assistance for eligible residents of Glades County.

Eligible candidates must qualify under specifically mandated State Criteria for "Anticipated Gross Household Income Limits Adjusted to Family Size" for Glades County as established by H.U.D. and distributed by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation for Glades County in accordance with the specific guidelines created for each strategy in the Glades County SHIP Local Housing Assistance Plan.

The State Housing Initiative Partnership Program is a State funded County ran program with guidelines set by State and County.  The Program is strictly ran as to keep the County in compliance with the State of Florida.  In order for Glades County to continue helping the residents with the SHIP program the County has to stay compliant with the State of Florida.