Read It in the Morning Paper: Housing, Covid

  • TOWNHOMES planned by the Lakeland Housing Authority will offer a chance to move from renting to owning for households making 70% to 120% of the area’s median income. The 99 units will be built at 10th Street West and Saratoga Avenue (map). Info: Sharaun Day or Charles Glover, 863-687-2911. (The Ledger is limiting article access to its subscribers.)
  • COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Polk County are trending downward, but local health leaders warn against becoming lax. “We’re nowhere near out of the woods,” Joy Jackson, director of the Florida Health Department’s Polk unit, told city commissioners Tuesday.