We must now ensure that the post-Irma rebuilding push is not left without any necessary resources. November 20, 2017 — The Cato Institute is regurgitating the same old myths against the housing tax-credit program and private activity bonds.Echoed from Cato’s own “academic research,” its analyst opposes any federal housing program that encourages affordable housing through federal subsidies (“The sky will not be falling under tax plan in U. House,” Vanessa Brown Calder, Orlando Sentinel, Friday). November 19, 2017 — Last week, the Sarasota County Commission approved a package of agreements and funding commitments intended to begin implementing a balanced, multifaceted strategy for preventing or mitigating chronic adult homelessness.
Click here for full November 22, 2017 — Thousands of Puerto Ricans are coming into Central Florida each week, and on Wednesday, lawmakers got together in Kissimmee to talk about what can be done to help Hurricane Maria evacuees find housing. Her grandparents just arrived from Puerto Rico six days ago. November 21, 2017 — Cynthia Watkins and her three daughters slept in her 2007 Mitsubishi Galant for nearly two months: Watkins curled up in the driver’s seat, her 12-year-old in the passenger’s seat and her 14 and 18 year olds huddled in the back.
S., because the measure eliminates a critical infrastructure financing tool.
In a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Monday, the organizations raised concern over a provision that would eliminate the deduction on tax-exempt private activity bonds (PABs), which are issued for private projects and have been used to finance a wide range of infrastructure projects around the country. November 14, 2017 — Years of contentious arguments and infighting about whether to build a new homeless shelter quietly ended with no fanfare or debate Tuesday afternoon.
November 29, 2017 — Housing officials are worried local governments are under-utilizing money that could fund affordable rentals.
The state’s demand for rental units hasn’t slowed since before the Great Recession.