Lake Worth Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, in partnership with the City of Riviera Beach – Submission of a Grant Application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Pathways to Removing Obstacles to Housing (PRO Housing) Program
The Lake Worth Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (LWBCRA), in partnership with the City of Riviera Beach, has developed a grant application proposal to request $10,000,000.00 in Federal funding dollars from the Pathways to Removing Obstacles to Housing (PRO Housing) program for the purpose of removing barriers to affordable housing production and preservation through the implementation of eligible activities including: finance affordable housing production and preservation, finance infrastructure improvements and other neighborhood revitalization projects, increase access to homebuyer education and direct financial assistance, establish incentive programs to encourage affordable housing development, develop proposals that encourage the updating of local zoning codes and promote better connectivity between housing, transportation and economic growth for low- to moderate-income residents.
The grant application is due to HUD October 30, 2023. A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lake Worth Beach CRA Office located at 1121 Lucerne Avenue, Lake Worth Beach, Florida 33460 in accordance with Public Participation Requirements of FR-6700-N-98 Pathways to Removing Obstacles to Housing (PRO Housing) program, which requires and encourages citizen participation during project planning. Citizen attendance and participation are strongly encouraged.
The Lake Worth Beach CRA and City of Riviera Beach encourages participation of all its residents, especially the involvement of very-low and low-income residents, minorities, non-English speaking persons and persons with mobility, visual or hearing impairments. Assistance can be made to persons with disabilities or requirements for Spanish speaking residents upon request by calling (561) 493-2550.