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Property Improvement Program

The Property Improvement Program (PIP) is an incentive grant program for owners and tenants buildings located in the Hollywood CRA districts.  It provides a 50% reimbursement grant up to $50,000 for comprehensive fixed capital improvements to the exterior of the property.  The intent of this program is to encourage property and business owners to restore, renovate or improve their property, thereby improving the area’s physical characteristics and enhancing the visual quality and attractiveness of the environment, leading to increased occupancy and property values. 

Eligible Properties

Most properties located within the CRA districts are eligible for the PIP grant:

  • Commercial properties (either building owners or business owners with landlord approval)
  • Multi-Family properties
  • Condominiums (work on exterior or common areas only)
  • Single Family properties that are rented
  • Single Family properties with a homestead exemption - Downtown CRA District only (as of 9/7/2016)

Eligible Improvements

The PIP grant may include any fixed improvements to the exterior of the property.  Minor interior work may be included as part of a comprehensive exterior renovation.  The following list contains items that could be considered within the scope of work:

  • Exterior painting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Signage
  • Landscaping
  • Paving parking areas, walkways, or patios
  • Impact-resistant windows and doors
  • Air-conditioning (central air only)
  • Roof repair or replacement
  • Structural repair
  • Concrete restoration
  • Electrical work
  • Plumbing work

Ineligible Improvements

  • Non impact-resistant windows
  • Hurricane shutters
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Major interior work

Terms and Conditions

Grants are limited to property or business owners within the Beach and Downtown Districts of the CRA. Grants are limited to one time per property address per CRA fiscal year. Program funding is contingent upon an annual appropriation by the CRA. The CRA reserves the right to cancel this program at any time, prior to grant approval, without notice, if sufficient funds are determined unavailable. The CRA retains the right to display and advertise properties which receive PIP funding. All applications are subject to approval by the CRA director.

Application Material