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More Florida Homeowners May be Eligible for Florida HHF Financial Assistance

Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) was recently notified that the United States Department of Treasury (Treasury) approved changes to the Florida Hardest-Hit Fund (HHF) unemployment programs that will result in more eligible homeowners qualifying for assistance. Beginning immediately, hardship criteria has been expanded to include situations where death, divorce or disability adversely affects the homeowner’s (or homeowners’) ability to pay their first mortgage. More...

 


2015 Broward County Fair Housing Celebration

The annual Fair Housing event will be held on April 3, 2015 at Signature Grand in Davie, Florida.  The event, presented by Broward County Human Rights Division and Hope Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence, Inc. will begin with a workshop featuring guest speakers addressing segregation, an ordinance update, furthering fair housing, and other federal, state and local fair housing issues. Luncheon keynote speaker will be Dr. William Jelani Cobb, Professor of History and Director of African American Studies at the University of Connecticut. To attend you must RSVP with Tabitha Stevens at (954) 357-7800 or tstevens@broward.org. Flyer

 


Sadowski Coalition Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee for Amending SB 586 to Not Hurt Affordable Housing

The Sadowski Housing Coalition today applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee for amending Senate Bill 586, sponsored by Senator Charlie S. Dean (R-Inverness), to not hurt affordable housing. As amended, SB 586, an Amendment 1 implementing bill, will ensure that the underlying distribution of documentary stamp revenues governed by section 201.15, Florida Statutes, will not reduce the doc stamp monies that go into the affordable housing trust funds. More...

 


Broward County: Waiting List Open for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program

BCHA Press Release

Broward Housing Authority (BCHA) is accepting pre-applications for the HCV Program for Elderly and Disabled only during Friday, March 13, 8:00 a.m. through Thursday, March 19, 11:59 p.m. A computer lottery process will randomly select 1,000 pre-applications. More...

 


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