Talbot House Ministries is accepting applications from prospective tenants for its affordable housing project, the Vermont Place Apartments at 912 and 920 N. Vermont Ave.
Lakeland city commissioners considered the establishment of a trust fund in a workshop held Monday to consider how to better serve the city’s affordable housing needs.
Gospel Inc.’s purchase of a mobile home park near downtown Lakeland, funded by the federal CARES Act, is the first step in its long-term plans for Gospel Town, a housing and work complex for former transients, according to founder and Director Brian Seeley.
Nearly 40 mobile homes and cottages at Lake Parker Avenue and Lemon Street are being repaired by volunteers and turned into housing for formerly homeless people recovering from COVID-19, Fox 13 News reports. Gospel Inc. purchased the property with the help of a federal CARES Act grant. The few people already living there will be […]
With a new infusion of federal CARES Act money, the Polk County Commission has allocated $1 million to rent and mortgage assistance for people who lost income during the pandemic and have not received relief, News Channel 8 reports. Applications will be available starting Dec. 29 on the county website. | ALSO: Ledger coverage Source: […]
Pressed by a local activist group to continue to expand the city’s affordable housing, Mayor Bill Mutz agreed Tuesday night to work for the creation of a special trust fund.
Three days in, 329 families looking for help with rent and utilities after suffering coronavirus-related financial losses have submitted applications with the city of Lakeland’s CARE program. Administrators hope to send out the first checks a week from Friday. Funding will cover about 200 families. More numbers: 700+ phone inquiries; 62 applications rejected, mostly for […]