Florida Housing Finance Corp.

With no moratorium in place for FL renters, ‘We expect a tsunami of evictions’

BY: - August 19, 2020

More than 800,000 renters in Florida are at risk of being evicted within weeks, a fallout framed by financial duress, the coronavirus crisis and little help from state and federal officials, according to lawyers and legal aid groups. With Florida’s limited state order on evictions expiring Aug. 31, those renters could be without homes if […]

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New housing assistance for victims of Hurricane Michael starts Sept. 1

BY: - August 17, 2020

Close to two years after Hurricane Michael devastated north Florida and left thousands of Floridians homeless, the region still struggles to recover and continues to need state help with housing, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday in a press conference in Panama City. Standing with local elected leaders and business people, DeSantis announced a new round […]

Raiding state housing funds hurts disabled Floridians who need homes

BY: - September 27, 2019

A modest brick house with a metal roof and white shutters in Bradford County is one way to look at the Florida Legislature’s annual debate over affordable housing funding. Thanks to the state’s affordable housing program, The Arc of Bradford County received $210,000 to renovate the home, which houses six women with developmental and intellectual […]