Housing Programs

Okaloosa County is currently soliciting bids for Affordable Housing Construction Contracting Services for the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program. RFQ Number RFQ GM 46-19

The Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) requests qualifications from state-certified or registered building, residential, or general contractors to provide construction services for housing rehabilitation and construction projects.

Information can be found on the County’s Purchasing Department webpage under Current Solicitations & Public Notices.


Housing Programs

Okaloosa County offers Affordable Housing Programs to assist low and moderate income residents with repairs, homeownership and rental assistance through various grant programs.  Citizens may apply for these programs through the Growth Management Department, Housing Programs.

Please call to speak with or set up an appointment with one of our Staff.


Contact Information

Abra McGill, Grant and Housing Coordinator
1250 Eglin Pkwy N, Suite 301
Shalimar, FL 32579
Phone: (850) 609-7024
TBD, Housing Program Specialist
1250 Eglin Pkwy N, Suite 301
Shalimar, FL 32579


Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC)

This Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Fort Walton Beach Council on issues related to affordable housing and to review established polies and procedures, ordinances, and regulations and recommend actions or initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing as provided in the Okaloosa County Code Section 11.5-60 and Chapter 420, Florida Statutes.

All meetings of the AHAC are open to the public.


Quick Links

Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) Meetings

Fair Housing - Know your Rights

2016-2019 SHIP Local Housing Assistance Plan (LHAP)