Addressing Food Insecurity through NMTC: FCLF and Feeding NE Florida

Florida Community Loan Fund has finalized closing on New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing for Feeding Northeast Florida. FCLF provided $14 million in NMTC allocation for the new $16.1 million facility in Jacksonville that will allow the organization to consolidate and expand services that combat food insecurity. The renovated 120,000 square-foot building will streamline and expand Feeding NE Florida’s food distribution network, which…

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2022 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

Register today for Reimagine, Reinvest, Rebuild, the 2022 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference. The 2022 conference will be held March 15-17, and for the first time, we’re hosting the entire program online. The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on our nation’s health and economy and exacerbated existing inequities in low-income communities and communities of color. Recovery…

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Lakeland CRA Assembling Small Midtown Lots to Support a ‘Large-Scale Project’

The Lakeland Community Redevelopment Agency is cobbling together small, mostly vacant lots in an effort to support investment interest in “a large-scale project” in the Parker Street neighborhood. The agency’s advisory board last week agreed to pay $25,000 for two side-by-side undeveloped parcels collectively totaling one-quarter acre at 901 N. Tennessee Ave. and 210 Plum St. The purchase…

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Information

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Information On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) (Public Law 117-58, also known as the “Bipartisan Infrastructure Law”) into law. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) is the largest long-term investment in our infrastructure and economy in our nation’s history. It provides $550 billion over fiscal years 2022…

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Riviera Beach, Palm Beach County officials mark groundbreaking of $35 million affordable apartments

Riviera Beach and Palm Beach County officials celebrated the groundbreaking Tuesday of a $35 million, 112-unit apartment complex they argue will spur the revitalization of the Broadway Avenue corridor and take a bite of the region’s massive affordable housing problem. The importance of the project — as well as the layers of government assistance necessary to finance…

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City of North Miami Beach Economic Development Department will Launch the Home Rehabilitation Program

North Miami Beach, FL – February 28, 2022 – The City of North Miami Beach Economic Development Department will launch the Home Rehabilitation Program to provide funding for the replacement of roofs, windows, and doors. Applications will be available starting Tuesday, March 1, 2022, and must be picked up in-person at the NMB Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Office…

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City of North Miami Beach Economic Development – Home Rehabilitation Program

North Miami Beach, FL – February 28, 2022 – The City of North Miami Economic Development Department will launch the Home Rehabilitation Program to provide funding for the replacement of roofs, windows, and doors. Applications will be available starting Tuesday, March 1, 2022, and must be picked up in-person at the NMB Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Office from…

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