Press Releases

Carrfour to Develop Coalition Lift Community in Miami’s Liberty City Neighborhood

$6.5 million project to provide permanent housing for 34 chronically homeless individuals who frequent expensive public systems of care in Miami-Dade.

Coalition Lift will inlcude University of South Florida-led research program aimed at studying the cost-effectiveness of supportive housing vs. the high-cost of homelessness. 

MIAMI, FL – April 27, 2016 – Carrfour Supportive Housing, Florida’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, has partnered with Camillus House and Citrus Health Network to develop Coalition Lift, a new affordable housing community in ...

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Florida’s Largest Supportive Housing Developer Marches On in 20-Year Fight to End Homelessness

MIAMI, FL – October 24, 2013 – Despite providing affordable housing to more than 10,000 residents of Miami-Dade County over the past 20 years, leaders of Carrfour Supportive Housing, Florida’s largest not-for-profit developer of affordable and supportive housing, know much more is needed to achieve their collective goal of ending homelessness. More land. More housing. More supportive services. And more resources to pay for it all.

Leadership, community and national partners of Carrfour Supportive Housing, a nonprofit ...

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Carrfour Supportive Housing Receives $28,800 Grant From Health Foundation of South Florida

Grant will help fund the 'Learning Kitchen and Farmer's Market Training Program' at Carrfour's Verde Gardens housing community in Homestead, Fla. 

MIAMI, FL – July 31, 2013 – Florida’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, Carrfour Supportive Housing, received a $28,800 grant from Health Foundation of South Florida to fund a Learning Kitchen and Farmer’s Market Training Program at their Verde Gardens housing community in Homestead, Florida. The program’s goal is to increase access to healthy foods among residents living ...

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Hundreds of Volunteers Build Dream Playground for Formerly Homeless Children Living at Verde Gardens in Homestead

New playground’s design based off of drawings created by the children living at the South Miami-Dade affordable housing community.

MIAMI, FL – March 25, 2013 – The dreams of hundreds of formerly homeless children living in South Miami-Dade County have finally come true as a brand new playground they designed rose from the ground at Verde Gardens, an affordable housing community in Homestead, Florida. The playground project – funded by a partnership between Carrfour Supportive Housing, the John S. ...

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North Miami Beach’s Harvard House Apartments Re-Opens Following Major Renovation

MIAMI, FL – March 20, 2013 – In the latest example of federal stimulus dollars being put to work in Miami-Dade County, nonprofit affordable housing developers Carrfour Supportive Housing and the National Housing Trust (NHT) have partnered to transform a formerly distressed North Miami Beach apartment complex into a newly-redeveloped affordable housing community, providing homes for approximately 140 low-income residents. The $8 million redevelopment of Harvard House Apartments was made possible through support from the U.S. Department of ...

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Carrfour Names Anthea M. Pennant Director of Fund Development & External Affairs

MIAMI, FL – February 5, 2013 – Carrfour Supportive Housing, Florida’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, announced today that it has named Anthea M. Pennant as Director of Fund Development and External Affairs. Ms. Pennant brings additional fundraising and advocacy talent to the organization with more than 20 years of combined public and private sector leadership experience, having previously served top roles in organizations such as Feeding South Florida and Penzaac Corporation of America.

"As we celebrate our ...

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South Florida’s At-Risk Veterans Benefit From $1 Million Federal Grant Awarded to Operation Sacred Trust

Carrfour Supportive Housing serves as lead applicant for Department of Veterans Affairs-funded initiative.

MIAMI, FL – November 7, 2012 – Help is on the way for thousands of U.S. military veterans returning to South Florida from combat overseas as four local organizations team up to ease the transition for soldiers coming home. With support from a new $1 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Carrfour Supportive Housing – Florida’s largest ...

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Parkview Gardens Affordable Housing Community Opens in Miami’s Liberty City Neighborhood

$12 million apartment complex developed by Carrfour Supportive Housing includes 60 affordable housing units for low-income families.

MIAMI, FL – October 31, 2012 – Carrfour Supportive Housing, Florida’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, is teaming up with Tacolcy Economic Development Corporation and the Florida Housing Finance Corporation to provide much-needed permanent housing for over 200 low-income residents in the City of Miami.

Parkview Gardens, a brand-new affordable housing complex located at 1437 NW 61st Street in ...

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Affordable Housing Developers Team Up to Put Federal Dollars to Work in Miami, FL

$20 million redevelopment of Hampton Village Apartments by Landmark Companies, Carrfour Supportive Housing and Special Asset Support Services, Inc. (SASSI) will provide 100 new homes for low-income residents.

MIAMI, FL – October 17, 2012 A distressed 1950s apartment building in Miami-Dade County will soon enjoy a new lease on life following its demolition and the construction of a new four-story affordable housing complex on the site.

The $20 million redevelopment of Hampton Village Apartments ...

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Miami-Dade College’s Tuyo Restaurant Announces Partnership with Homestead Farm Staffed by Formerly Homeless Residents

Executive Chef Norman Van Aken’s downtown Miami eatery looks to Verde Gardens affordable housing community’s 22-acre farm for locally-grown organic ingredients.

MIAMI, FL – May 16, 2012   In a move that aligns a South Florida culinary icon and one of the nation’s most innovative affordable housing projects, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Tuyo restaurant and Homestead’s Verde Gardens community have formed a new purchasing partnership. Executive Chef Norman Van Aken’s new Downtown Miami hotspot, which sits atop MDC’s ...

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