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The Real Deal

Brownsville Eyesore Renovated into Affordable Housing

The Real Deal


By Christopher Cameron

The long abandoned Hampton Village Apartments, built in the 1950s in Miami’s Brownsville neighborhood, has been transformed into an affordable housing complex. The multifamily project, located at 2800 Northwest 43rd Terrace, offers 100 affordable housing units for roughly 250 residents.

“Rather than being an eyesore to the neighborhood, ...

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The Miami Herald

How Businesses Can Help Nonprofits

The Miami Herald

By Gene Schaefer

Look across South Florida and you will see a region that is being shaped by the mission-driven work of nonprofit organizations. Whether advancing access to education, encouraging better health, assisting the disabled or promoting the arts, these groups are not only weaving a stronger social safety net, they are enriching ...

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South Florida Business Journal

Commercial Real Estate Stars Shine Spotlight on Thriving Industry

South Florida Business Journal

As you pursue the quick-hit bios that accompany this year's roster of Power Leaders in Commercial Real Estate, you'll see how they highlight many of the major deals and contributions that accentuate how much the industry has improved since the Great Recession.

Like past years, we reached out ...

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GlobeSt.com

Carrfour Names Torres to Affordable Housing Board

GlobeSt.com


By Jennifer LeClaire

With affordable housing remaining at focal point in Miami, the competition for talent in this commercial real estate development niche is fierce. Carrfour Supportive Housing, the state’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, has named commercial real estate guru Charles Torres as the chairman of its board of directors.

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The Miami Herald

Fighting Homelessness in Miami

The Miami Herald

By Stephanie Berman

In 1993, a group of business and civic leaders at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce set out to curb Miami-Dade County’s growing number of homeless individuals. Their concerns led the chamber to form a Homeless Committee with the purpose of creating a long-term solution for eliminating homelessness.

That committee ultimately evolved ...

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Commercial Property Executive

Executive Spotlight: Stephanie Berman-Eisenberg

Commercial Property Executive


By Erica Rascon, Contributing Writer

Stephanie Berman-Eisenberg, president & CEO of Carrfour Supportive Housing since 2005, continues to achieve success through this non-profit organization geared toward developing supportive housing for Miami-Dade County, Fla.’s homeless population. Founded by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce in 1993, the now 20-year-old organization has applied more than ...

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WLRN Radio

Students Create Blueprints for the Homeless' Future

WLRN Radio

By Wilson Sayre

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In observation of Homeless Awareness Week, students at Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH) have created models of possible living solutions for the homeless.

Each student in Eric Hankin’s architecture class designed a small apartment ...

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The Miami Herald – Neighbors

DASH students design homes for the homeless

The Miami Herald – Neighbors


By Michael Sharp

Eric Hankin, teacher at Design Architecture Senior High, a magnet school in Miami’s Design District, created a project for his students that would give them hands-on experience, as well as benefit the homeless.

“I like the idea of exposing students to real-life projects,” said ...

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Florida Trend

Florida Life: Free Falling

Florida Trend

By Lori Capullo

Paola Roman, 33
Vice President of Housing Development, Carrfour Supportive Housing

"My reson for wanting to skydive was twofold," Paola Roman says. "One, I envy the freedom that birds have and I wanted to try it out – silly, I know, but I'm a free spirit like that – and two, I ...

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Real Estate Bisnow

Affordable Housing Demand Vast, Supply Small

Real Estate Bisnow

By Dees Stribling

Snapped at a recent housing lottery: Carrfour CEO Stephanie Berman-Eisenberg, along with Miami-Dade Commissioner Bruno Barreiro. One thing the lottery provided is that the demand for affordable housing in South Florida in nearly bottomless. When Carrfour prepared to put 44 affordable units in its Amistad development in Little Havana up ...

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