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Nonprofit Housing Roundtable Kick-Off Stakeholder Meeting

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

JPH & Associates is assisting the Orlando Regional Realtor Foundation in the re-establishment of the Nonprofit Housing Roundtable of Central Florida.  The first of three stakeholder events is scheduled for November 17th and will involve key stakeholders from the area.  Subsequent stakeholder meetings will include government officials and homeowners/renters.
The Orlando Regional Realtor Association, through the Realtor Foundation, has established two priorities concerning affordable housing and these include; 1) To address critical community housing issues; and 2) To support initiatives which enhance the quality of life within Florida communities.  By combining resources and reestablishing the Nonprofit Housing Roundtable of Central Florida it will be better equipped to not only identify, but actively support and participate in projects that will address critical housing needs.

Recent Grant Awards

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Recent Grant Awards

JPH & Associates helps to secure $30,000 in new grant funding. The National Association of Realtors awarded the Orlando Real Estate Association $5,000. Funds will be used to re-establish the Nonprofit Housing Roundtable of Central Florida under the Orlando Regional Realtor Foundation. The reset of the Nonprofit Housing Roundtable will benefit the community in a number of ways from advocacy to fund raising to data collection/analysis. As second grant award in the amount of $25,000 was made by the Galloway Foundation to the Ministry on South Street. Funds from Galloway will help offset expenses associated with critical community programs such as summer camps, after school care, and community engagement events.

2 New Grants for JPH & Associates

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

JPH & Associates is pleased to announce the award of over $352,000 in grant funding. The first grant totals $287,000 (from SHIP funds) and is being given to Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida by Lee County for improvements to Hatton Rogers Apartments. This is an affordable elderly community built in 2003. Funds will be used to improve individual units and increase the overall energy efficiency of the property.

A second grant, totaling $65,000, comes in the form of CDBG funds and is being distributed by the City of Orlando to South Street Ministries. Funds will be used to offset salary expenses for an affordable after school program serving children who reside in a local housing authority property.

2 New Grants

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

JPH & Associates is pleased to announce the awards of two recently submitted grants totaling $17,500. One grant originates from the TD Bank Foundation and totals $7,500. The second grant originates from the “Support Homeownership for All,” which is a Florida license plate program and totals $10,000. The grants will be used for the Orlando Board of Realtors and Florida Real Estate Foundation Heroes’ Common’s at Jefferson Park project. This project will provide six mortgage free new homes to income-qualified veterans and their families.