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Posted on: September 7, 2023

You can still submit your interest to purchase a Sea Haven Below Market Rate Home

Interested income qualifying buyers can still join the waitlist to purchase a deed restricted Below Market Rate home in the Sea Haven community.

The City has kickoff of the long awaited Sea Haven Below Market Rate homeownership program.  Over the next 2-3 years a total of 210 townhomes and single-family homes will be available for purchase by people that meet certain income qualifications.  To learn more about the Below Market Rate housing program criteria and requirements, different models and initial prices of the homes, and how to submit your interest to the be on the Priority Registration list, visit BMR Homes on the City's website.  After reviewing the materials to see if the program is right for you, go to to submit your interest.  

A lottery rank order list has previously been established to facilitate the home sales, however, when that list is exhausted the rank order will be first come first serve.  Submit your interests now for the first come first serve rank order list. 

People who live and/or work in Marina receive Preference Points.  Preference Points are provided for the purpose of lottery entries for households meeting the characteristics below.  A household can have up to 4 Preference Points, but only one for each category per household.   

  1. People who work at least thirty-five (35) hours per week in a business or agency with a physical location within the City of Marina.
  2. Employees of the City of Marina including reserve police officers and volunteer firefighters who work at least thirty-five (35) hours per week.
  3. Public and private educational institution employees that work at least thirty-five (35) hour per week at an educational institution within the City of Marina.
  4. People who live in Marina.

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