Entries by Leeanne

NLIHC Housing Needs – State of Florida

The National Low Income Housing Coalition has published its Housing Needs by State. This report shows 21% of renter households or 543,764 are extremely low income. There is a shortage of over 400,000 low-income housing units. This report also shows that 79% of extremely low-income housing renters are severely cost-burdened, paying more than 50% of […]

Facing Eviction?

The CDC director has signed a declaration for a temporary halt on evictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The CDC has provided a full FAQ to answer questions about the declaration.  We strongly encourage you to read the FAQ. FCEH has also provided a simple Q&A about the eviction moratorium, with local resources: Q:  […]

FCLF Loan Officer, Central Florida

Florida Community Loan Fund is seeking an experienced Community Development Loan Officer to promote FCLF in the Central Florida area. Established in 1994, FCLF operates statewide from a network of offices in Orlando, Tampa, Melbourne, Sarasota, and Fort Lauderdale. FCLF’s Strategic Plan emphasizes significant growth over the next 4 years and we are adding staff […]

State of Homelessness – Florida

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has published its 2020 State of Homelessness report for all fifty States.  The 2019 Point In Time Count shows 28,328 individuals experiencing homelessness in the State of Florida.  This represents a 9% decrease compared the 2018 Point in time numbers.  This includes a 26% decrease in family homelessness and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget

Transmittal Letter 06.29.2020 Budget The Governor signed the budget this afternoon.  Our priorities for the 2020 legislative session are noted below: $3M Staffing Grant – approved $3,181,500 Challenge Grant – approved $115M SAIL – Approved $225M SHIP – VETOED / “held back “for General Revenue shortfall – Governor points to Cares Act funding to fill […]

House Bill 163 – Homelessness Signed by the Governor

The Governor signed House Bill 163 by Representative Thad Altman on June 18, 2020. HB 163 revises the state’s approach to preventing and ending homelessness by aligning state requirements with requirements of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for awarding grants to Continuum of Care (CoC) lead agencies. As a result, the […]

Requisition No: 153621 Agency: Department of Children and Families Working Title: SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANALYST II – SES * – 60000630 – ESS Office of Homelessness Position Number: 60000630 Salary: Negotiable Posting Closing Date: Open until filled To respond:  Send resume in an email to: Tera.Bivens@myflfamilies.com Job Summary  The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) […]