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To ensure that residential rental units within the City meet minimum housing standards, the City embarked upon a Residential Rental Registration Ordinance called Rent It Right Tampa
HASTINGS, WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, BROWARD DEMOCRATIC DELEGATION CONGRATULATE BROWARD METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION ON SELECTION FOR...
Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and the Democratic Members of the Broward County Congressional Delegation released the following statement announcing the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organizations’ (MPO) selection for a TIGER VIII Discretionary Grant for its Regional Complete Streets Initiative
Residents encouraged to dispose of household hazardous waste and unwanted medications at event in...
Lake County Solid Waste and the Leesburg Police Department are teaming up to encourage Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials and medications in a safe and environmentally conscious way.
Lake County Solid Waste is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials in a safe and environmentally conscious way at an upcoming collection event. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will be collecting items from 9 a.m. - noon on Thursday, July 28 at Lake County's Convenience Center at the Clermont Loghouse, located at 10435 Loghouse Road, Clermont.
U.S. Sens. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) filed legislation today to help thousands of low-income families living in federally-subsidized housing such as Eureka Gardens in Jacksonville and Windsor Cove Apartments in Orlando
U.S. Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) filed legislation today to help thousands of low-income families living in federally-subsidized housing such as Eureka Gardens in Jacksonville, Windsor Cove Apartments in Orlando, and Stonybrook Apartments in Riviera Beach.
The median price of Orlando homes sold during the month of June increased 15 percent compared to June of last year, the result in part of yet another double-digit decline in inventory
Lake County Solid Waste, in partnership with the Lake County Sheriff's Office, is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials and medications in a safe and environmentally conscious way at an upcoming collection event.
Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices, more closed sales, increased new listings and fewer days to a contract in May, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 25,518 last month, up 4.5 percent over the May 2015 figure
Working To Protect Our National Security And Our Veterans, Ros-Lehtinen, Diaz-Balart, and Graham Visit...
Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), along with Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Gwen Graham (D-FL) visited Homestead Air Reserve Base (HARB) to discuss its importance to our national security and South Florida’s economy, as well as efforts to bring fighter jets to HARB. The bipartisan Congressional delegation then received a briefing on HARB’s operations and toured the facilities. Reps. Ros-Lehtinen and Graham also attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new physical medicine and rehabilitation space at the Homestead VA Outpatient Clinic
The Lake County Board of County Commissioners has an immediate opening for citizens to serve on the county’s Value Adjustment Board (VAB), an independent board which hears property owners’ appeals regarding property tax issues. To serve on this board, applicants must own homestead property in Lake County, and cannot work for a taxing authority nor as a tax agent before any Value Adjustment Board.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today issued the following statement regarding news that the Windsor Cove federal housing complex in Orlando, Florida, owned and operated by the Global Ministries Foundation, received a Notice of Default from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Attorney General Pam Bondi today thanked Chief Deputy Tyler Cathey for his service and congratulated him on his new role at a nationwide commercial real estate and financial services firm headquartered in Tampa.
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations (FL-25), released the following statement after the White House announced the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council was awarded the rural Promise Zone designation
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, joined by Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier and Citizens Property Insurance Corporation President and CEO Barry Gilway, kicked off the start of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season with a media event hosted at Florida International University’s “Wall of Wind.” Following a panel discussion with reporters that outlined the ways in which Florida leaders have prepared for the next big storm and encourage Floridians to personally prepare, FIU scientists performed an interactive high-speed wind demonstration.
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida’s Hearts of Gold concert presented by Reed Nissan raised over $300,000, topping even last year’s record-breaking event. Hundreds of Central Florida’s elite business and philanthropic leaders gathered at Hard Rock Live to eat, drink, and celebrate the transformative power of music in support of the homeless men, women, and children in our community.
Of the 500,000 new residents who moved to the Miami, Broward, Palm Beach metro area over the last five years, about 65 percent (335,000) came from other countries, according to new U.S. Census data. South Florida boasts the highest-in-the-nation share of foreign home sales ($6.1 billion in total sales volume in 2015) and unprecedented international allure (South Florida is the most searched U.S. destination by international consumers on Realtor.com).
Last night, Congressman Curt Clawson (FL-19) introduced a floor amendment to the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act that would redirect $50 million from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve account into the Army Corps Construction account, which finances the nation’s water infrastructure projects in South Florida.
In support of goals and objectives in the County's "A Way Home" Plan to End Homelessness, the Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership has been awarded grants of more than $8 million by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the 2015 HUD Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition
U.S. Representatives Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) and Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) introduced the Senior Accessible Housing Act to provide seniors with a tax credit for the cost of modifying their homes to make them more accessible so they can "age in place." Home improvements such as constructing entrance and exit ramps, installing handrails, and adding non-slip flooring allow seniors to be more mobile and live independently in their own homes instead of costly assisted living facilities