Community Services Update

Due to current public health concerns, Marion County government buildings are closed to the public. If you need to reach a staff member, please call Tash Andriese at 352-671-8776, or contact via email at

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Our mission:

We serve our residents with respect and integrity by funding programs which promote healthy and vibrant communities. We administer state and federal grants for housing and community development programs. We also administer federal funds received for neighborhood stabilization and homelessness prevention.

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Community Services brochure (Spanish)
Low-income non-ad valorem assistance program

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Featured programs

Community Development Information Application
Housing Services Information
Rental Assistance Information

Did you know...

  • Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.

  • 1 in 5 homes in Florida has an elevated radon level?

  • You can test your home for FREEAccess the request form here.

  • Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless, colorless, tasteless, and radioactive gas produced from the radioactive decay of radium, found in most soils and earthen construction materials.

  • Radon is the single largest source of radiation exposure in the U.S.

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that radon is responsible for more than 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year in the U.S. (about 1 person every 25 minutes).

  • U.S. Surgeon General recommends all houses be tested for radon.

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