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New Report Shows Lender Abuses and Feeble Enforcement Cause Minority Homeowners to Lose Homes

ACLU Press Release
February 26, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union and MFY Legal Services today released a report indicating that homeowners in communities of color are at greater risk of losing their homes due to loan servicers’ modification failures, with lax response from government regulators. More...


Broward Wants Lauderdale to Find Way to Make Downtown Living Affordable

Sun Sentinel
February 24, 2015

Thousands of new condos and apartments are coming to downtown, and the county wants them to include places where regular workers can afford to live. The city is seeking Broward County's permission to add 5,000 residential units downtown, and officials say they will reserve 750 of them — or 15 percent — for housing priced for regular folks: nurses, waiters, office clerks and blue-collar workers. More...


Join the Conversation on Planning Broward's Future!

Ongoing outreach for #BrowardNEXT includes public meetings and speaker's bureau

Broward County Press Release
February 19, 2015

As Broward celebrates its Centennial the County looks forward to the future, ensuring it will thrive in the next 100 years! With 1.85 million residents and 12 million annual visitors, there is a lot to plan for. Working with residents, businesses and Broward's 31 municipalities, the goal is to review the County's Land Use and Comprehensive Plans to make sure they reflect current and anticipated growth and priorities. These priorities include areas such as transit, affordable housing, climate change and economic development. More...


2015 Homeless Point-In-Time Count and Broward Zero:2016 Registration Survey Kicks-Off January 26-28

Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership Press Release

The Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership, in collaboration with the Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Inc., Broward Sheriff's Office, 2-1-1, Nova Southeastern University and Hands on Broward, is ready to begin the collection of data for the 2015 Homeless Point-In-Time (PIT) Count Survey and Zero:2016 Registry Week on Monday night, January 26, through Wednesday, January 28, 2015. More...


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