Fla. Says $6.2M Awarded for Pandemic Mortgage Relief

By Kerry Smith The Dept. overseeing distribution has helped 386 homeowners to date and is still accepting applications. Funds used so far are about 1% of federal funding received. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) released numbers on the amount of Florida homeowners who have received mortgage-relief help after being impacted […]

Fla. House Passes ‘Hometown Hero’ Amendment

  The drive to offer an additional property tax break to people like teachers and the military now goes to the Senate. If approved, it will then be considered by Fla. voters. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida House on Thursday unanimously passed a proposal that would ask voters to increase homestead property-tax exemptions for first […]

Some Landlords Seek Exit Strategy During Eviction Ban

  By Michael Casey and Anne D’Innocenzio Many smaller landlords are losing sleep, doing their own repairs, and some are even selling property, which could further dent the U.S.’s supply of affordable housing. NEW YORK (AP) – When Ryan David bought three rental properties back in 2017, he expected the $1,000-a-month he was pocketing after […]