Yes, I know I am against Federal FREE Money like grants, but here is $500-million in PRIVATE financing for Florida homeowners (not outright grants) via cities and counties to provide LOW Cost loans to homeowners to improve “shoring up buildings against storms” & other uses which I think has merit.
The loan payments are attached to property taes so they stay with the house and not the owner if they sell the house.
It was created by Flagler County And the City of Kissimmee to provide alternative financing to homeowners to fix homes and jumpstart the construction industry.
Only two FL counties have been approved so far. Local governments have no risk, and the funds are from private sources.
Lake County Board members and Lake County city staffs should investigate implementing this financing program.
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