Plans & Programs

Micro-Enterprise  Business Assistance Program (CDBG-CV)   


The City of Pembroke Pines is an entitlement recipient of federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The City has received an allocation of funds (CARES Act) to combat COVID-19 related impacts on Micro-Enterprise Businesses (defined as 5 or fewer employees including the owner(s).) Grants are available up to $10,000.  This program is ongoing as funds are available

The goal of the program is to avoid job loss caused by business closure related to social distancing by providing short-term financial assistance to income qualified micro-enterprise businesses in order to enable retention of jobs held by low and moderate income persons.  Applications  will be accepted beginning October 16, 2020Applications are processed on a first come, first served, first qualified basis.  Incomplete applications will be immediately rejected. Emailed applications will not be accepted. Applications should be deposited in the marked document lock box located outside Suite 207 at the location below:

Community Redevelopment Associates of Florida
8569 Pines Blvd, Ste.207
Pembroke Pines, Fl 33024

Frequently Asked Questions  •   Program Flyer
Application and Program Requirements   

The program is  managed by the City's housing consultant, CRAFLA.. They work with  the City and prospective clients on a variety of housing and economic development programs. The CRAFLA office is located within the City of Pembroke Pines at 8569 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024. Interested parties may visit their website at or call their offices at 954-431-7866 • toll free at 1-877-CRAFLA1  (Hablamos Español).

*****The City of Pembroke Pines does not operate or have a Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).*****

Economic Development Strategic Plan
On September 17th, 2014. The City Commission adopted the City's first Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP). The EDSP was created by the City's consultant Strategic Planning Group, LLC. The document outlines the City's goals for Economic Development for the 2014-2019 timeframe. The document is also filled with important statistics and information about the City.

Specifically, the EDSP contains: 6 goals, 20 objectives and 76 strategies and is divided into three sections.
The sections include
You can download a copy of the City of Pembroke Pines Economic Development Strategic Plan.