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Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement after he received the 2016 Housing Champion Award from the Florida Housing Coalition at their 29th annual Affordable Housing Conference.
Following the landfall of Hurricane Hermine, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater has extended the operating hours of the Department of Financial Services’ Insurance Consumer Helpline. As Floridians assess damages to their property and belongings, they should document damages by taking photographs or shooting video footage and notify their insurance companies as soon as possible.
In the wake of Hurricane Hermine, Floridians affected by the storm must now begin the process of surveying damages to their property and belongings. Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier have the following tips to help consumers as they begin the process of filing insurance claims on damaged property and belongings
Lane closures on Channelside Drive, Morgan Street for Infrastructure Improvements to Support Area Development
Lane closures on Morgan Street between Brorein Street and Old Water Street begin on Monday, August 29, 2016 for infrastructure and roadway improvements to support Tampa's growing downtown and redevelopment. Morgan Street will fully reopen in November 2016, weather permitting
As part of the master planned development in southern downtown Tampa, roadway and infrastructure improvements will begin on Monday, August 29, 2016. The initial lane closures along Channelside Drive and Morgan Street mark the beginning of roadway and infrastructure improvements in the southern downtown area over the next 18-24 months. Traffic advisories will be sent out to notify the public of the construction impacts throughout the construction process.
Florida’s housing market reported more new listings, higher median prices and fewer days to a sales contract during the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 76,748 in 2Q 2016, up 1.4 percent over the 2Q 2015 figure
Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) joined Caltrans Director Malcom Dougherty, Assemblymembers Bill Dodd and Jim Frazier, Solano County Supervisors Skip Thomson, Jim Spering, and John Vasquez, Fairfield Mayor Harry Price, Rio Vista Mayor Norman Richardson and other local leaders at the I-80/680 SR 12 Interchange Project Ribbon Cutting.
U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, announced today that Florida’s 15th Congressional District will benefit from affordable housing funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta), one of the 11 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after participating in the Safe Cars Save Lives Tour alongside Dr. Mark Rosekind, Administrator of the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration. This free event, held at Florida International University, invited the local community to learn about vehicle safety, including car seat and tire checks, recall look-ups, and spreading awareness about the dangers of heat stroke when leaving children in hot cars. This event was a collaboration of the NHTSA, Safe Kids Miami-Dade Coalition, Florida Department of Transportation-State Safety Office, Florida Highway Patrol, and the Rubber Manufacturers Association
The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association has released a list of area candidates that it, Florida REALTORS®, and the National Association of REALTORS® are supporting for election to public office on August 30. The REALTOR® organization recommends candidates who are sensitive to issues related to real estate, homeownership, and private property rights
With the recent coverage of the political conventions, the buzz about our presidential election has intensified in everyone’s minds, including home buyers in Palm Beach and St. Lucie Counties. Curiosity has been piqued about whether to invest in homeownership now or wait until after the November 8th election
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