The Escambia County Housing Finance Authority (ECHFA) serves 19 counties across Florida by offering Homeownership Programs to first-time homebuyers and former homeowners (Do I Qualify?) in an effort to provide safe, decent and affordable housing. ECHFA also economically assists developers of multi-family housing communities through the issuance of tax-exempt revenue bonds. Contact one of our Participating Lenders today! Check out the recent news article by Pensacola News Journal highlighting the assistance for first-time homebuyers. Homebuying assistance tutorials available.