The Southeast Overtown/Park West Redevelopment Agency has come to the rescue of a historic Overtown church.
Days before the historic property in Miami’s Overtown neighborhood was scheduled to be sold in foreclosure, a saving grace came Friday. The SEOPW CRA bought the property so its loan could be paid off, and will give repurchase rights to the church, according to James McQueen, the agency’s executive director.
But McQueen said the CRA has yet to determine whether the church will be granted an opportunity to repurchase at a fraction of the cost.
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