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ReHouse Bay

Step 1: Housing Assistance Survey

Complete our short (less than five minutes) survey to determine which ReHouse Bay programs meet your needs and if you’re eligible to apply.

Click here to complete the Housing Assistance Survey.

Step 2: Apply for Assistance

ReHouse Bay offers assistance for low to moderate income individuals facing housing hardships from Hurricane Michael, COVID or other unexpected challenges. Here is how ReHouse Bay can help:

– Making repairs to your home that was damaged from Hurricane Michael
– Homeowners facing foreclosure
– Renter’s facing eviction
– Renter’s needing assistance with first month’s rent, security deposit and/or utility deposit
– Low and moderate income first time home buyers needing down payment assistance

Please Click Here to view the income eligibility chart.

If you’ve completed the Housing Assistance Survey above and identified a program that is right for you, fill out the online application

If you have already submitted an application to the Community Development Department in Panama City within the past 12 months, you do not need to apply again. You can call (850) 872-7230 for an application status update.

Alternatively, you may download a copy of our application or pick up a paper copy and submit in-person at:

City of Panama City Community Development Office
City Hall, Second Floor, Room 206
501 Harrison Avenue, Panama City FL 32401

Helpful Information for Completing your Application

  • The application should take around 20 minutes to complete. It includes detailed questions about your household, what type of assistance you are seeking, and specific program eligibility requirements.
  • You will be asked to create a username and password to start your application. This will allow you to save and return to your application if you are unable to answer all the questions at one time. Please read questions carefully and answer them completely and to the best of your ability. Please be sure to select the “submit” button to send your application.
  • All applications are subject to eligibility review. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant will qualify for or receive assistance from ReHouse Bay.
  • If you have already submitted an application, you do not need to submit a new application. You will be contacted by ReHouse Bay regarding your application and request for assistance.
  • If you have any questions or concerns about ReHouse Bay programs, please contact us.


Housing Assistance Survey