The city has invested millions to support affordable housing, but for every lucky person who gets in, many more wait.
Local homeowners are struggling to find and pay for coverage. Many are turning to Citizens; 1 in 8 are risking going uninsured.
The plan is part of a national ‘retail-to-residential’ trend that’s breathing new life into declining shopping centers.
City Commissioners approved a zoning change and $775,000 in infrastructure reimbursements for neighboring multifamily developments.
Lakeland city commissioners voted unanimously Monday to make it easier for developers to put affordable, multifamily projects alongside warehouses and factories in commercial or light industrial areas of Lakeland.
The project will provide subsidized housing for people transitioning from homelessness or insecure housing, according to the developers.
About 100 people attended a Smart Growth Summit to discuss Lakeland’s increasing population and ways to handle it in the future.
In March 2021, Carlinys Rodriguez and her two sons, ages 7 and 8, were kicked out of their home by a family member and she thought they had nowhere to go. But she found her way to the Salvation Army’s George W. Jenkins Community of Hope neighborhood off Kathleen Road, a 49-acre, family-friendly neighborhood that […]
A Brooklyn apartment developer has chosen a site off Old Tampa Highway, drawn by increased demand for housing for workers at nearby warehouses and transport centers.
Swan Landing, an affordable apartment project on Griffin Road that faced delays after being initially approved for federal and city funds two years ago, is on the move again and will add 88 apartments to the mix available for income-qualified families and individuals.