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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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Housing Success Story: Kathy Leigh (ROOF Board Member)

  After years of preparation, ROOF board member Kathy Leigh moved into a home of her own that was specifically designed to fit her unique needs.    We recently had

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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: Cody Bowman

At 30 years old, living on my own has made a huge difference in my life. I am not the same person I was before I moved into my own apartment.

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Conference Agenda Confirmed!

Conference time table has been confirmed! Over 50 workshops on housing and employment will be offered throughout the duration of the conference! More details soon to come!

Welcome Reception with A Moment with the Classics

We are honored to have talented pianist James Williams perform during our Welcome Reception on October 12th of the ROOF & Florida APSE 2016 Partners for Progress Conference. James A

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Update: Senator Andy Gardiner to Serve as Keynote Speaker

Excited to announce Senator Andy Gardiner as our keynote speaker on Thursday, October 13th! A lifelong resident of the Orlando-area district he represents, Senator Gardiner works as the Vice President

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Supported Living: Doyle Finney

Doyle Finney has been a Supported Living resident since August 2007.  He has become a valued member of the community, he is a member of the Leesburg Civitan Club where he

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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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