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Affordable Housing Developer Presses into Miami Demand

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By Jennifer LeClaire

MIAMI—Miami-Dade County needs more affordable housing—thousands of units according to an annual study by Homeless Trust. Carrfour Supportive Housing is working to put a dent in the need by teaming up with Miami-Dade County and the Florida Housing Finance Corporation.

With the launch of Dr. Barbara Carey-Shuler Manor ...

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Multi-Housing News

PROFILE: Carrfour Supportive Housing

Multi-Housing News

By Keat Foong

As Stephanie Berman, president of Carrfour Supportive Housing, points out, the homeless population does not appear to be likely to shrink substantially any time soon. One reason is that families that are at-risk of homelessness include many middle-income families with impending evictions, foreclosed homes, unemployment or health problems. These people compose ...

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GlobeSt.com

Carrfour Allocates $17M in Federal Stimulus for 256 Affordable Housing Units

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By Jennifer LeClaire

MIAMI—Carrfour Supportive Housing is delivering 256 new residences at three formerly-distressed apartment complexes in Miami-Dade County. The Miami developer is tapping $17 million of federal money allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) to help get ...

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The Miami Herald

Stadium plan to house homeless no slam dunk

By STEPHANIE BERMAN

A legislative proposal to curb homelessness in Florida by requiring taxpayer-funded stadiums to double as shelters on off-nights may end up doing more harm than good for individuals and families without a permanent place to call home.

South Florida has been among the areas hardest hit by the national real estate crisis. Property values have fallen-off dramatically, unemployment rates continue to outpace ...

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NBC 6 Miami

Publicly Funded Arenas to Serve as Homeless Shelters: Bill

NBC 6 Miami

Picture a homeless person spending the night in Micky Arison’s suite at the American Airlines Arena or a vagrant cozying up on Jeff Loria's couch in the new Miami Marlins Stadium.

Far-fetched? Seems like it. But it might not be as implausible as it initially appears if ...

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