Broward Housing Council Releases 2016-17 Annual Report
Source: Broward County Planning and Development Management Division
On August 14, the Board of County Commissioners accepted the Broward Housing Council’s 2016-17 Annual Report. The purpose of Annual Report is to provide a summary of the Broward Housing Council’s activities between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. It is not intended to, and does not, highlight individual municipalities, housing authorities or county agency funding sources. More…
Save the Date! Broward Housing Council to Sponsor October Workshop
The Broward Housing Council will sponsor a workshop from 8:30 a.m. – Noon on October 26, 2018.
“Stakeholders, Strategies and Innovative Solutions for Affordable Housing” is a free, half-day event focusing on unique financial strategies to support affordable housing initiatives. Attendees and panelists will include bankers, for-profit developers, federal regulators and affordable housing providers and advocates. More...
How Much Salary Do You Need to Afford a Median-Price Home in South Florida?
Source: Sun-Sentinel, August 20, 2018
Data issued by HSH.com®, a publisher of mortgage and consumer loan information, a potential home buyer in Broward County would need to earn about $78,337 a year to afford the median home sales price of $353,000. This represents a 31% increase over the past three years in both home sale prices and the purchaser’s earnings required to qualify for a mortgage. More…
Amendment 5 Would Exacerbate Florida’s Affordable Housing Crisis (Policy Brief)
Source: Florida Policy Institute, August 2018
On November 6, Broward County voters will decide on Amendment 5, which requires a two-thirds supermajority (2/3) vote of the Legislature to approve any new revenues, taxes, fees and would eliminate certain tax incentives, loopholes and other similar expenditures. If approved, it would take only a third of House or Senate members to block any future tax increases or repeal existing exemptions. These revenue restrictions would negatively impact the expansion of affordable housing initiatives and continue to put pressure on the Sadowski Affordable Housing Trust Fund. More…
New South Florida Apartments Surge Toward Completion: Could Rent Declines Be Far Behind?
Source: Sun-Sentinel, August 10, 2018
The results of a survey released by apartment search site, RENTCafe, project that that about 9,800 new apartment units will be opening in South Florida by the end of this year. However, the rent amounts in the Broward-Miami Dade-Palm Beach tri-county area are on the rise and these increases are expected to continue. More…
Stakeholders, Strategies and Innovative Solutions for Affordable Housing
October 26th, 2018 from 8:3o am to 12:oo pm
Located at the Tree Tops Park
3900 SW 100th Ave, Davie, FL 33328
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