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BHC Spring Newsletter, Now Available

March 4, 2015

The 2015 spring edition of the Broward Housing Council’s Quarterly Newsletter is packed with valuable information for affordable housing stakeholders and the community at large.  You can read the newsletter on our website, but be sure to subscribe so you can receive future editions right to your inbox.

 


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...

 


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