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HUD contracts with national or regional organizations to help community organizations use HUD's programs and resources. These technical assistance providers can help you implement community development programs that use HUD assistance. Technical assistance providers that work with colonias and farmworker groups in Florida include:
- Housing Assistance Council (HAC) - is a nonprofit corporation Provides technical assistance to local organizations in rural America, particularly high-need groups such as farmworkers. For program specific questions within Florida, contact their Southeast Regional Office.
- The Affordable Housing Catalyst Program - provides free workshops and on-site technical assistance to community based organizations, local governments and housing professionals through a partnership with the Florida Housing Coalition.
- Florida Nonprofit Housing - provides hands-on technical assistance to community based organizations and local governments in the development of affordable housing programs utilizing USDA funds.
- National technical assistance providers - You also may use the services of one of the national technical assistance providers under contract with HUD.