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April 2018
As the Highlands County Economic Development office advances its work in the community, it continues to hear a recurring need from its employers, employees and residents – there is a growing need for more multifamily rental housing that is affordable for our workforce in Highlands County. Workforce housing refers to housing that’s in between affordable, low income complexes that are typically developed using government support programs and the local market rate options, which th...
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WASHINGTON, April 6, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will make disaster payments of up to $2.36 billion, as provided by Congress, to help America’s farmers and ranchers recover from hurricanes and wildfires. The funds are available as part of the new 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (2017 WHIP). Sign-up for the new program, authorized by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, will begin no later tha...
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