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Follow Up from Sadowski Affiliates Webinar- February 16

Sadowski Affliates

Follow Up from Sadowski Affiliates Webinar-
Legislative Update – February 16, 2018

Thank you for participating in today’s webinar- Sadowski Affiliates Webinar- Housing Trust Funds Appropriation Update- Call to Action, CS/HB 987.
For additional reference, you can download the Webinar’s PowerPoint Presentation and view the Recorded Webinar below.

Legislative Update on State and Local Trust Funds- Feb. 16, 2018

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact the Florida Housing Coalition at info@FLHousing.org or 850-878-4219.



Membership in the Sadowski Affiliates is free thanks to support from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Copyright © 2017 Florida Housing Coalition, All Rights Reserved.

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Housing Benefits Slashed

NHC call to action

President Trump Proposes to Slash
Housing Benefits

Urge Congress to Reject these
Harmful Proposals Today!

Housing benefits are under attack.

President Trump’s FY19 budget request — unveiled today — slashes federal housing benefits that help millions of low income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, low-wage workers, veterans, and other vulnerable people afford their homes. The proposal includes severe funding cuts, as well as harmful rent increases and arbitrary work requirements that would leave even more low income people without a stable home, undermining their ability to live with dignity and climb the economic ladder to achieve financial security.

Background

Overall, the Administration proposes to cut HUD by an astounding $8.8 billion or 18.3-percent compared to the 2017 enacted levels. In an addendum stemming from the bipartisan

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Park or Homes?

Park or Homes? Boynton makes a decision on land next to Leisureville

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Boynton Beach plans to sell more than three acres valued at about $271,000 to a community adjacent to the land for use as a park and for recreation instead of Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach, which would build homes for low-income families.

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Follow Up from Sadowski Affiliates Webinar- February

Sadowski Affliates

Follow Up from Sadowski Affiliates Webinar-
Legislative Update – February 2, 2018

Thank you for participating in today’s webinar- Sadowski Affiliates Webinar- Housing Trust Funds Appropriation Update- Call to Action.

For additional reference, you can download the Webinar’s PowerPoint Presentation and view the Recorded Webinar below.

Legislative Update on State and Local Trust Funds- Feb. 2, 2018

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact the Florida Housing Coalition at info@FLHousing.org or 850-878-4219.



Membership in the Sadowski Affiliates is free thanks to support from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Copyright © 2017 Florida Housing Coalition, All Rights Reserved.

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Free Housing Webinar- February

Sadowski Affliates

Register Now for 
Sadowski Affiliates Webinar
Friday, February 2 at 11am

Register for a Sadowski Affiliates Webinar on Florida’s Housing Trust Funds scheduled for Friday, February 2 at 11am. The free webinar for Sadowski Affiliates is open to all housing trust fund advocates.
 
REGISTER HERE

During this free webinar, we will provide an update on the major housing legislation this session. 

The Sadowski Affiliates webinars provides you with information that will help you know what is happening with the housing trust funds and how you can help. Join the Sadowski Affiliates by emailing  wells@flhousing.org. 

Presenters: Jaimie Ross, facilitator of Sadowski Housing Coalition and president of Florida Housing Coalition; and Mark Hendrickson, executive committee member, Florida Housing Coalition Board and executive director of Florida ALHFA.

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Free Housing Webinar

Sadowski Affliates

Register Now for 
Sadowski Affiliates Webinar
Friday, January 26 at 11am

Register for a Sadowski Affiliates Webinar on Florida’s Housing Trust Funds scheduled for Friday, January 26 at 11am. The free webinar for Sadowski Affiliates is open to all housing trust fund advocates.
 
REGISTER HERE

During this free webinar, we will provide an update on the major housing legislation this session. 

The Sadowski Affiliates webinars provides you with information that will help you know what is happening with the housing trust funds and how you can help. Join the Sadowski Affiliates by emailing  wells@flhousing.org. 

Presenters: Jaimie Ross, facilitator of Sadowski Housing Coalition and president of Florida Housing Coalition; and Mark Hendrickson, executive committee member, Florida Housing Coalition Board and executive director of Florida ALHFA.

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Housing: The New Issue Group

Housing: The New Issue Group
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Follow Up from Sadowski Affiliates Webinar- January

Follow Up
Sadowski Affiliates Webinar
Legislative Update – January 26, 2018

Thank you for participating in today’s webinar- Sadowski Affiliates Webinar- Legislative Update.

For additional reference, you can download the Webinar’s PowerPoint Presentation and view the Recorded Webinar below.

Legislative Update on State and Local Trust Funds- Jan. 26, 2018

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact the Florida Housing Coalition at info@FLHousing.org or 850-878-4219.



Membership in the Sadowski Affiliates is free thanks to support from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Copyright © 2017 Florida Housing Coalition, All Rights Reserved.

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Expanding the Moving to Work program

Paving the way for more affordable housing: Expanding the Moving to Work programBrookings.edu Housing article

Brookings.edu    Greg Russ and Robin Snyderman – 

Public housing experts and regional planners don’t typically speak the same language, let alone collaborate. But the 2016 expansion of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Moving to Work (MTW) program has members of both circles talking.

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Builders Must Step Up

Link to Palm Beach Post article

 

Shared from the 2017-10-29 Palm Beach Post eEdition

OUR VIEWS WORKFORCE HOUSING CRISIS

Builders must step up, create housing that is affordable

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Last week, Minto Communities presented a plan to entice middle-class homebuyers with down payment grants of 3 percent of the purchase price at its massive new Westlake development in western county.

For years, judging by the attitudes and actions of builders and developers, you’d think there was no workforce housing crisis in Palm Beach County. That the county’s median single-family home price of $335,000 is not out of reach of 75 percent of its households. And that it’s of no real consequence to them.

Those builder attitudes and actions may be changing — albeit slowly — for the better.

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