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Annual Homeownership Event in Celebration of National Homeownership Month
The City of Tampa’s Housing & Community Development Division is proud to host a homeownership event in celebration of National Homeownership Month. This event will provide information and resources to help individuals and families to “Dare to Own the Dream” of homeownership. This event is open to the public and will be held on June 25, 2022 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The event will take place at the Tampa Convention Center located at 333 S. Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602.
A DISCUSSION ON HOMELESSNESS
WHEN: TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022 from 5:30 - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: HCC YBOR CITY PERFORMING ARTS BUILDING
1411 EAST 11TH AVENUE, TAMPA
Join local officials and advocates for an in-depth discussion on the current status of homelessness in the city of Tampa, what is being done to address it, and what community members can do to support these efforts. For more information, visit tampa.gov/HCD. Please RSVP at tampa.gov/RSVP Watch the discussion live at facebook.com/CityofTampa. Para más información en español, por favor comuníquese con Maribel Garrett (813) 274-8263.
Please click here for a copy of the Discussion on Homelessness flyer.
HOUSING HIGHLIGHTS ¶
Building Tampa's Equitable Tomorrow
Mayor Castor and the City of Tampa have made the development of Workforce and Affordable Housing a strategic priority of the Mayor’s ‘Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow’ vision. The details of that strategy can be found here: https://www.tampagov.net/t3/housing-affordability
There are many continuing and new opportunities to invest in our community’s future and to be part of Tampa’s tomorrow. We want to ensure that all partners and stakeholders can align their efforts with the City’s housing affordability strategy.
- The City’s Housing Affordability Strategy and Recommendations
- The City’s Community Land Trust (CLT) – coming soon!
- Workforce and Affordable Housing projects on the horizon
- New policies and partnership opportunities
- Longer-term strategies, including use of Opportunity Zones
Improving Lives and Communities Across Tampa
The Housing and Community Development Division (HCD) plays a lead role in the development of housing and citizen support programs to serve the city's low and moderate income households, homeless, and disabled populations. HCD maintains and expands housing opportunities for low and moderate income persons and families in the city by:
- Preserving the city's housing stock through rehabilitation and repair assistance programs.
- Expanding the supply of affordable housing for lower income renters and owners, including first-time home buyers.
- Serving the needs of the homeless community and partnering with homeless service providers.
- Providing impartial, unbiased investigation services for discrimination complaints in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodation to any person who believes they have been discriminated against.
- Providing outreach activities by offering employment, housing and public accommodations seminars / workshops to keep the public informed about their civil rights.