Adopted the Housing Council 2012-2013 Work Program.
Appointed new members to the Council: Frances Esposito, Frank Schnidman, Marcia Barry-Smith, Councilmember Caryl Hattan.
Spring 2012 Housing Council Retreat.
Board of County Commission accepted the 2010-2011 Broward Housing Council Annual Report.
Approximately 927 single family units were rehabilitated through the various funding sources (CDBG, SHIP, HOME, NSP, DRI).
Approximately 10 residents received Barrier Free assistance through the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) program; this assistance removes barriers, improves accessibility for seniors and disabled persons and provides health and safety repairs.
Approximately 20 households were assisted with water/sewer connections through SHIP funding.
Approximately 130 low/moderate income households received purchase assistance through the various funding sources (CDBG, SHIP, HOME, NSP) to increase homeownership opportunities.
Approximately 350 clients received homeless prevention assistance countywide through CDBG.
Approximately 480 clients were served in emergency and/or transitional shelters.
Approximately 230 new affordable housing units in Broward County were funded through Florida Housing Finance Corporation; Broward County provided matching funds and/or GAP financing.
CHDO: approximately 24 new construction rental units and six affordable single family homes were purchased and rehabilitated for low/moderate income persons or households and in the form of transitional living facilities for youths who have aged out of the foster care system in FY12.
Countywide, approximately 600 residents received Housing Counseling/Homeowner Education services.
Approximately 190 Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers were issued to provide rental assistance targeted to homeless veterans.
Approximately 10,860 Housing Choice Vouchers were issued countywide.
Approximately 320 Portable Housing Choice Vouchers were issued to Section 8 voucher holders to move them from the jurisdiction of current housing authorities to the jurisdiction of another housing authority operating a Housing Choice Voucher program.
Issued approximately 135 Mortgage Credit Certificates to eligible homeowners for homeownership.
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