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Florida Housing Finance Corporation Workgroup

AFFORDABLE HOUSING WORKGROUP TO CONVENE FIRST MEETING AUGUST 30 The Affordable Housing Workgroup will convene the first of four scheduled meetings on Wednesday, August 30, in the Senate Office Building,

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Florida Housing Coalition Statewide Annual Conference

Each year, the FHC annual conference draws more than 700 housing professionals from all over the state, including representatives from business, government, banking, developers, and other affordable housing advocates in

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Housing Success: Frank Shalett

In a one-bedroom apartment overlooking a beautiful lake in North Florida, you will find Frank Shalett, his roommate Sheila, and their service dog Mello. Originally from New York, Frank has

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Home Matters Report 2017

The Florida Housing Coalition recently published its 2017 report on the Home Matters movement. We’ve summarized it for you here:   What is Home Matters?   Home Matters is a

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Housing Success Spotlight: Genesis Tucker – Naples, Florida

It is lunch time in sunny Naples, Florida. Genesis Tucker lounges in the living room watching TV on her flat screen with some of her housemates.  Together, Genesis and her five housemates

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ABLE Act: Activated in Florida!

On July 1st, Florida became one of only three states in the country to implement the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014, which gives states the

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National Housing Trust Fund Allocation 30-day Comment Period Open Until July 28th

Florida Housing Finance Corporation announces the commencement of the 30-day period for public review and comment of the proposed National Housing Trust Fund Allocation Plan and a public hearing to

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National Housing Trust Fund Allocation Plan Workshop

Great news! The National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) will be implemented in 2016! The goal of the federal NHTF Program is to create an ongoing, dedicated source of capital for

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Nicole’s Story

Nicole was born a fighter.  She was delivered 13 ½ weeks premature, weighing only 2lbs. 3 oz., and had to spend 3 months in the hospital. Standard hospital procedures dictated

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ROOF advocates for inclusionary housing opportunites

As the Florida House of Representatives steams along with assures of record education funding, billionsin reserves, and #downontaxes momentum, it is important to remember that dedicated funds forhousing requires attention

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