Elderly and Kids Not Moving Out

From elderly to kids not moving out, lack of affordable housing a concern in Palm Beach County Read the Palm Beach Post article By Larry Keller Special to The Post Posted Feb 4, 2020 at 6:15 PM   Speaking at The Kravis Center, President and CEO of Housing Leadership Council of Palm Beach County Suzanne Cabrera said residents who are

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Contact Appropriations Chair Cummings

Contact Appropriations Chair Cummings

Call to Action- Contact Appropriations Chair Cummings Dear Sadowski Affiliates:It was reported by Florida Phoenix that House Appropriations Chair Representative Travis Cummings stated: for the House to advance a “responsible” budget, “we’ll probably take a hard and serious look at sweeping at some level.” He cited other pressing needs in the new budget including a troubled prison system, education initiatives, and health-care programs.Now

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Affordable Housing Funding in the Florida Legislature

Affordable Housing Funding in the Florida Legislature

WE NEED YOUR  ACTION NOW! Governor De Santis has recommended full affordable housing funding in the 2020/2021 budget. This is wonderful. Now we need to persuade the Florida Senate and House to do the same. The Florida legislature convenes on January 14, 2020. THERE IS STILL TIME TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. The Florida Legislature has swept more than $2 billion

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Palm Beach Tenants Union

Palm Beach Tenants Union

Interested in supporting this GoFundMe, https://www.gofundme.com/f/emergency-relief-for-Floridas-Flint?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=m_pd+share-sheet. Even a small donation could help Palm Beach County Tenants Union reach their fundraising goal. And if you can’t make a donation, it would be great if you could share the fundraiser to help spread the word.

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Housing advocates: Lawmakers Raiding Our Funds

Housing advocates: Lawmakers Raiding Our Funds

Link to Palm Beach Post article. Housing advocates: Lawmakers Raiding Our Funds Sadowski Trust fund being used for other purposes, they say By Kristina Webb Palm Beach Post Staff Writer WEST PALM BEACH – A “stunning number” of state dollars dedicated to housing issues have been scraped away by Florida lawmakers for the past decade — and it’s time for

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Conditions in Belle Glade Housing

Conditions in Belle Glade Housing

“Rats, Rodents Mold . . .” “NBC News on Conditions in Belle Glade Housing We collaborated with NBC news earlier last month to gather information on the housing conditions in Belle Glade’s Okeechobee Center, a former work camp used predominately to house segregated black farmworkers.  The article, released this morning online, includes interviews with tenants/clients, the history of exploited farmworkers as

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Advocate for Affordable Housing

Advocate for Affordable Housing

By Sammy R. Alzofon, Affordable Housing Issue Group Fresh from the League of Women Voters State Convention victory: housing trust funds are now an official issue for 2019/2020, we traveled south to attend Broward County’s League of Women Voters Affordable Housing Forum on June 22nd. We learned a lot from a panel of experts: Broward County Commissioner Nan Rich; Broward

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