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Partnership Pays for Affordable Housing Units’ Makeover

Excerpt from Spectrum MyNews13 By Eric Mock PUBLISHED 10:55 AM EDT Jun. 11, 2019   ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — In the midst of an affordable housing crisis, Orange County leaders are celebrating the renovation and expansion of affordable apartments. The Wayne Densch Center is being renovated Ability Housing given grant to come from Jacksonville Private,

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Homing in on Orlando’s affordable housing crisis

From the Orlando Business Journal: The affordable housing issue came into focus for local banker Sandy Hostetter in early 2018, after the completion of a new development west of downtown. Lift Orlando — the nonprofit started by some of the area’s most prominent business leaders to rejuvenate downtown’s struggling neighborhoods without gentrifying the existing communities

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Housing advocates offer look at future with development that ‘lifts up the whole neighborhood’

Officials offered a “sneak peek” Wednesday at a new $27.4 million lakefront apartment development on Mercy Drive — the start of a long-planned revitalization effort for the neighborhood and a cornerstone of Orlando’s ambitious affordable-housing strategy. “This is beautiful,” said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, who toured the three-story buildings currently under construction and walked through

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Ability Housing starts on Village at Hyde Park

Ability Housing, a nonprofit focused on developing affordable and supportive housing, said it broke ground last week on a multifamily project that will bring 80 affordable apartment homes to Jacksonville’s Westside. Read More @The Florida Times Union

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Optimize outcomes for affordable housing: Letter

The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s 2018 Out of Reach report, released last week, reflects a harsh reality many Orlando families know too well: The demand for affordable housing has outpaced supply. Read More @Orlando Sentinel

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