United Way of Florida

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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As the state budget deadline looms July 1, key organizations ask DeSantis to deliver on long-awaited proposals

BY: - June 19, 2020

As Gov. Ron DeSantis prepares to make state budget cuts, a letter signed by 35 Florida organizations calls on the governor to protect longstanding public services by finding funds from every route possible. “The governor must protect crucial programs and services, or else we will see existing racial and economic disparities exacerbated in Florida,” Sadaf […]