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"Your Home Loan Toolkit" A Step-by-step Guide

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) created a toolkit to help prospective home buyers navigate the complex process of purchasing a home. The toolkit defines industry terms and provides clear directions about how to obtain the best mortgage for your specific financial situation, understand closing costs, and suggests ways to protect your home purchase investment. More...


Save the Date: May 13th - Broward County Linkage Fee Workshop

The Broward County Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department will present a workshop, open to the public, that will provide information and recommendations regarding a potential affordable housing non-residential development linkage fee for Broward County. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, May 13th, 1:30PM-3:30PM at the Broward County Governmental Center. For more information, please contact Angela Chin at


Waiting List for Park Ridge Court Apartments Opens on May 7th

Source: Broward County Housing Authority (BCHA)

Broward County Housing Authority will accept online pre-applications for Park Ridge Court Apartments from 8AM May 7th, 2015 through 5PM May 11th, 2015. A computer lottery process will randomly select 100 applications which will then be added to a waiting list. The property is located at 5200 NE 5th Terrace, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33064 and consists of 37 three-bedroom and two-bath apartments. Applicants must be a household size of three to six people. More...


FHLBank Atlanta Announces 2015 Affordable Housing Program Competitive Award Offering

Source: FHL Bank Atlanta

FHLBank Atlanta's 2015 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) Competitive will award up to $500,000 per project in real estate equity to the Bank's member financial institutions and their community housing partners (project sponsors) for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, and development of affordable rental and ownership housing. Applications will be available beginning June 1, 2015.  The deadline for submitting applications and all supporting documentation is July 2, 2015.  More...


More Florida Homeowners May be Eligible for Florida HHF Financial Assistance

Source: Florida Housing Finance Corporation

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...


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