NAHB Survey: Americans Want Policymakers to be Initiative-Taking on Creating Affordable Housing

ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. (March 30, 2022) – According to a recent survey by the National Association of Homebuilders, Americans overwhelmingly expressed their support of government initiatives to facilitate the production of more housing, with 82% agreeing in a recent survey that policymakers should factor in housing affordability when considering new legislation and regulations. When asked…

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Fact Sheet Now Available on How to Use the Coronavirus State Local Recovery Funds to Invest in Affordable Housing

ST. AUGUSTINE –  (March 8, 2022) – Florida cities and counties have an opportunity to address the growing affordable housing crisis utilizing Coronavirus State Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) from the American Rescue Plan. The Florida Housing Coalition has released a new fact sheet for local governments, housing advocates, and industry groups on how to use…

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‘Out of Reach’ Housing Focus of St. Johns County Affordable Housing Roundtable at World Golf Village

ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. (February 25, 2022) – The lack of affordable housing for people who work in St. Johns County has become one of the biggest issues facing local officials as the population continues to grow. St. Johns Housing Partnership Executive Director Bill Lazar joined housing leaders and officials from nonprofits, local government, financial institutions,…

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St. Johns Housing Partnership Participating in City Commission Special Workshop on Affordable Housing

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (January 21, 2022) – -St. Johns Housing Partnership Executive Director Bill Lazar will participate in a special St. Augustine City Commission Workshop to discuss affordable workforce housing on Monday, Jan. 24, at 3:00 p.m. The workshop is intended to provide an overview of the current state of the housing market and availability…

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Flag-Raising Ceremony Highlights Dedication for St. Johns Housing Partnership, Flagler Health+ Project for At-Risk Vets

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (November 17, 2021) – – On Tuesday the St. Johns Housing Partnership (SJHP), creating safe, clean, affordable housing in North Florida since 1996, took part in a dedication and flag-raising ceremony at Patriot Place, a new housing option for at-risk veterans in St. Johns County. The six-unit apartment community under construction at…

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St. Johns Housing Partnership HUD-Certified Housing Counselors Have Answers for Distressed Homeowners

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (November 4, 2021) – Are you struggling to pay your mortgage due to loss of income, change of household circumstances or increase in expenses? Whether you have fallen behind on your mortgage payments or are in danger of falling behind — St. Johns Housing Partnership (SJHP) HUD-Certified Housing Counselors have answers. The…

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St. Johns Housing Partnership HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agency Focus of FDIC Money Smart Article

 ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (October 13, 2021) – The St. Johns Housing Partnership (SJHP), creating safe, clean, affordable housing in North Florida since 1996, has earned national recognition for SJHP’s HUD-certified housing counseling program.  St. Johns Housing Partnership counseling agency helps low- and moderate-income North Florida residents in St. Johns, Clay, Putnam, Flagler Counties find and…

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NAHB Housing Affordability Index Plunges Due to Soaring Material Costs, Scarcity of Dedicated Land and Rising Home Prices

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (August 19, 2021) – The St. Johns Housing Partnership (SJHP), creating safe, clean, affordable housing in North Florida since 1996, is sharing their concern over the lack of affordable housing in North Florida. This week the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported soaring building material costs, high demand and low inventory…

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