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East Tampa Community Redevelopment Area

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Manager: Cedric McCray

East Tampa CRA  Online Contact Form

Offices located at 3808 N. 22nd St.
Tampa, FL 33610

Phone: (813) 242-3806
Fax: (813) 242-3830


Economic Development Specialist II
Vanassa Ross
(813) 242-3808

Economic Development Specialist II
Brett Burks
(813) 242-3818

East Tampa is ideally situated between Downtown, the Port of Tampa and the University of South Florida and offers convenient access to three interstates and Tampa International Airport. The community continues to attract private investment throughout the 7.5 square-mile area, especially along Hillsborough Avenue.  The City remains committed to investing in significant public safety, aesthetic and infrastructure projects.

East Tampa Residential Tree Trimming Grant Program

The East Tampa Community Redevelopment Area is now offering a new Tree Trimming Grant Program to help residential property owners and  tenants improve the safety of their homes and property.   The purpose of the program is to assist residents in addressing overgrown and unsafe trees before storms and winds create a hazard.    Eligible applicants can apply for up to $2,500 for trimming trees on private single-family residential property.

For more information, please contact Brett Burks at (813) 242-3818 or e-mail at 

Applications can also be mailed to the East Tampa CRA Office

East Tampa CRA – Tree Grant

3808 N. 22nd Street

Tampa Florida 33610

Attention: Brett Burks

Links to the East Tampa Tree Trimming Packet

City Seeks Members for CRA Community Advisory Committees 

The Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa is seeking individuals to serve on the following CRA Community Advisory Committees (click on the CRA link below to access application):

The purpose of the Community Advisory Committees is to ensure that the interests of residents, property owners, businesses, and other stakeholders in the area are represented in key decisions. Community Advisory Committees provide input and make recommendations to City staff and the Community Redevelopment Agency concerning their respective areas.  Interested parties must live or work in one of the redevelopment areas or have significant interests within the area. Individuals with a background or expertise in the redevelopment process, such as neighborhood planning, real estate development, or real estate finance are also being sought.   These positions are voluntary. Individuals appointed to Community Advisory Committees serve without compensation.  Call (813) 242-3807 for additional details.

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CRA Façade Improvement Program provides property owners with a financial assistance (grant) to improve the appearance of their properties in designated areas of Tampa's Community Redevelopment Area (CRAs).  The 2016 Facade Program Report is now available