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HUD AWARDS CHOICE NEIGHBORHOOD GRANT TO SANFORD, FLORIDA
Planning grant to kick start revitalization in Goldsboro
June 28, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today granted $500,000 to Sanford Housing Authority as part of $8 million awarded nationwide to 10 severely distressed neighborhoods to stimulate affordable housing and economic development.  Funded through HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, these awards will help local leaders to craft comprehensive, homegrown plans to revitalize and transform these neighborhoods. 

Part of the Obama Administration’s effort to build Ladders of Opportunity to the middle classHUD’sChoice Neighborhoods Initiative promotes a comprehensive approach to transforming neighborhoods struggling to address the interconnected challenges of distressed housing, inadequate schools, poor health, high crime, and lack of capital. Continue Reading>>



 

ORLANDO HOUSING AUTHORITY SEEKS LANDLORDS WITH HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE UNITS TO REFER TO SECTION 8 PROGRAM DISABLED HOUSEHOLDS

The Orlando Housing Authority (OHA) is seeking property owners with rental units that are handicap accessible.  The units must meet Housing Quality Standards (HQS), Section 504 Accessibility and ADA Criteria.  If you are a landlord with an accessible dwelling unit available lease, please go to the Orlando Housing Authority website at www.orl-oha.org, and click on “Handicap Accessible Unit Registry.”   You may also come to the Orlando Housing Authority Section 8 Office, 300 Reeves Court, Orlando, FL  32801, or call us at 407-894-1500 ext 5200. Click here to register your handicap accessible unit.

 



AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT (ARRA) NEWS REPORTS MISREPRESENTATION OF THE FACTS 

The recent television news report and newspaper article regarding the Orlando Housing Authoritys implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds misrepresented my comments. WDBO is a local radio news station in Orlando, FL. WDBO News Reporter, Drew Petrimouix, interviewed me Monday, June 7, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. regarding the Government Accountability Audit Office audit that was conducted in March 2010. Continue Reading>>

 

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