Redevelopment & Economic Opportunity

Coronavirus Recovery Programs & Resources

Businesses & Employees: Visit our Recover Manatee page for resources and information to assist businesses and employees in making a full recovery during these challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Residents: Visit our Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA)  page for resources and information to assist individuals in the community with various needs including rental assistance  and legal services related to eviction and foreclosure. 

Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP) applications are closed.

Status Updates:  Visit Neighborly to check the status of your application. 


Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity Department (REO) was created in October 2016 to focus county efforts on the redevelopment and revitalization of urban areas of the county and to create greater economic opportunities for residents and businesses with our housing, community and economic development projects and programs.


Southwest District

The Southwest District was created to promote redevelopment and enhance long-term growth in the area. This includes property acquisition, voluntary building repair and rehabilitation programs, and public improvements to streets, utilities, parks, playgrounds, street lighting, sidewalks and more.

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