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The Community Redevelopment Agency’s Residential Exterior Painting Program provides a one-time payment assistance for exterior painting improvements to homesteaded residential property located within Escambia County’s designated Community Redevelopment Areas. Eligible applicants receive assistance towards 100% of total project costs based on income eligibility set by the 2023 Escambia County Area Median Income Guidelines.

Funding for this program is provided by Tax Incremental Financing (TIF), pursuant to F.S. Chapter 163, the Community Redevelopment Act and is based on the availability of funding. Learn more about Tax Incremental Financing.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Property must be located an Escambia County designated redevelopment district
  • Property must be zoned residential and used for residential purposes
  • Property must be homestead exempt
  • Household income must not exceed 80 percent of Escambia County Median Area Income, as defined in the Escambia County Median Area Income Guidelines (2023) listed below.
  • Application must be signed by the property owner. Property owner will be responsible for maintaining improvements upon completion.
  • Property must not have outstanding judgment liens, code violations, and/or delinquent taxes.
  • Property must have been approved by the Community Redevelopment Agency prior to commencement

Escambia County Median Area Income Guidelines (2023)

Median Area Income 2023

Eligible Improvements:

  • Exterior Painting
  • Minor Prep Work (Stripping, Sanding, Minor Wood Repair/Replacement, Pressure Washing)

To Apply:

  1. Complete the Residential Exterior Painting Program Application.
  2. Submit your application and supporting documentation by:

a. Drop off at 221 Palafox Place, Suite 320, Pensacola, 32502
b. Fax to 850-595-3218
c. Email to

If you'd like your application reviewed by one of our program managers, please call our office at 850-595-3217 during business hours  to schedule an appointment.

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