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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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About Us

The Department of Community & Economic Development coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants to assist Miami's economically disadvantaged residents and neighborhoods. Through cooperative partnerships with the public and private sectors, the Department oversees the divisions of Housing and Administrative Services, which are dedicated to giving low-income residents access to the region's economic growth and prosperity

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Public Notice Housing & Commercial Loan Committee Meeting September 26th, 2018 UPDATE

(Posted 09/17/18)
The City of Miami Housing & Commercial Loan Committee (HCLC) will conduct a public meeting at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 on July 25th, 2018, at 9:00 AM, to discuss items related to general business, policies, and to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City's annual Action Plan for U.S. HUD & other city funded programs .


Public Notice - City of Miami Commission Meeting October 11th, 2018

(Posted 09/11/2018)
Federal regulations governing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other HUD programs require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs.  In addition, the public is advised of the proposed new allocation(s)/ amendment(s) to the funding of the City program.  Thursday, October 11th 2018, City of Miami Commission Chamber, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133

Public Notice - City of Miami Commission Meeting September 27th, 2018

(Posted 08/28/2018)
Federal regulations governing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other HUD programs require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs.  In addition, the public is advised of the proposed new allocation(s)/ amendment(s) to the funding of the City program.  Thursday, September 27th 2018, City of Miami Commission Chamber, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133

Public Notice Housing & Commercial Loan Committee Meeting September 26th, 2018

(Posted 08/27/18)
The City of Miami Housing & Commercial Loan Committee (HCLC) will conduct a public meeting at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 on July 25th, 2018, at 9:00 AM, to discuss items related to general business, policies, and to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City's annual Action Plan for U.S. HUD & other city funded programs .


Public Notice - City of Miami Commission Meeting September 13th, 2018

(Posted 08/13/2018)
Federal regulations governing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other HUD programs require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs.  In addition, the public is advised of the proposed new allocation(s)/ amendment(s) to the funding of the City program.  Thursday, September 13th 2018, City of Miami Commission Chamber, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133

Workshop for Residential Builders & Developers on July 27 to review available incentives in Miami 21 tied to Affordable and Workforce Housing

Interested housing builders and developers are invited to join us for a workshop we will hold on Friday, July 27, 2018, 10 am to 12 noon, at the James L. Knight Conference Center, Miami Lecture Hall, Third Floor, 400 SE 2 Ave., Miami, FL, 33131. Representatives from both the Community & Economic Development and Planning Departments will review the current incentives in Miami 21 tied to affordable and workforce housing (Sec. 3.15 and Sec. 3.16) that require an Affordable Housing Certification. The workshop is free. See flyer for full details, including parking information and where to RSVP.


We Have Moved

Our Department has moved to a new location. We are at the One Flagler Building located at 14 NE 1st Avenue, Second Floor, Miami, FL 33132, in downtown Miami. All staff and phone number remain the same.

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Public Notice Housing & Commercial Loan Committee Meeting June 27, 2018 - Rescheduled for July 25,2018

(Posted 07/23/18)
The City of Miami Housing & Commercial Loan Committee (HCLC) will conduct a public meeting at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 on July 25th, 2018, at 9:00 AM, to discuss items related to general business, policies, and to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City's annual Action Plan for U.S. HUD & other city funded programs .


Public Notice - Annual Action Plan for FY 2018-2019

(Posted 06/04/2018)
As per the Code of Federal Regulations 24 CFR 91.200, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires entitlement communities that receive funds under its grant programs to prepare an annual Action Plan, which details proposed activities to maximize the benefits of federal funding for low income residents and to provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs. The City of Miami is required to report annually to HUD on projects funded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG); Home Investment Partnership (HOME); Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) programs.

DRAFT Action Plan FY2018-2019 for Public Review PDF

Public Notice - City of Miami Commission Meeting June 28th, 2018 REVISED - Meeting moved to July 12th. 2018

(Posted 06/04/2018)
Federal regulations governing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other HUD programs require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs.  In addition, the public is advised of the proposed new allocation(s)/ amendment(s) to the funding of the City program.  Thursday, June 28th 2018, City of Miami Commission Chamber, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133

Public Notice - City of Miami Commission Meeting June 14th, 2018

(Posted 05/14/2018)
Federal regulations governing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other HUD programs require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs.  In addition, the public is advised of the proposed new allocation(s)/ amendment(s) to the funding of the City program.  Thursday, June 14th 2018, City of Miami Commission Chamber, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133

Public Notice - Request for Application for Micro Business Enterprise Assistance Program in District 2

(Posted 04/20/2018)

The City of Miami Department of Community and Economic Development is accepting applications for the FY2017-2018 Micro Business Enterprise (MBE) Program in District 2. This program is funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and provides for up to $10,000 for qualifying micro businesses located in District 2 of the City of Miami. A business may qualify if it meets the following criteria: (1) For-Profit Business; (2) Has 5 or fewer employees (owner included); (3) The owner must have an income of less or equal to 80% of the area median income (refer to chart below); (4) Business must be located within the District 2 of the City of Miami; (5) Business must be licensed and up-to-date with all applicable licenses; (6) Business must not have received previously Micro Business Enterprise Assistance more than twice before. Applications Available to Interested Businesses, Friday, April 20th, 2018.

Application         Program Guidlines


Public Hearings for FY18-19 HUD Funding (CDBG, HOME, ESG, HOPWA) scheduled to take place this April and May

(Posted 04/10/2018)

The City of Miami Department of Community & Economic Development will be conducting public hearings to discuss community needs and establish priorities for federally funded activities within the City of Miami during the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year which runs from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. The Department of Community & Economic Development administers U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (U.S. HUD) funds for grant programs such as Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program. City residents are encouraged to participate and provide input on the proposed uses of these funds. Please see advertised dates/locations/times. These have also been posted here in English, Spanish and Creole:  http://www.miamigov.com/communitydevelopment/agenda.html

 


Public Notice - Request for Application for Micro Business Enterprise Assistance Program in District 2

(Posted 04/10/2018)

The City of Miami Department of Community and Economic Development is accepting applications for the FY2017-2018 Micro Business Enterprise (MBE) Program in District 2. This program is funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and provides for up to $10,000 for qualifying micro businesses located in District 2 of the City of Miami. A business may qualify if it meets the following criteria: (1) For-Profit Business; (2) Has 5 or fewer employees (owner included); (3) The owner must have an income of less or equal to 80% of the area median income (refer to chart below); (4) Business must be located within the District 2 of the City of Miami; (5) Business must be licensed and up-to-date with all applicable licenses; (6) Business must not have received previously Micro Business Enterprise Assistance more than twice before. Applications Available to Interested Businesses, Friday, April 20th, 2018.


Public Notice - City of Miami Commission Meeting May 10th, 2018

(Posted 04/10/2018)
Federal regulations governing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other HUD programs require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs.  In addition, the public is advised of the proposed new allocation(s)/ amendment(s) to the funding of the City program.  Thursday, May 10th 2018, City of Miami Commission Chamber, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133

Public Notice Housing & Commercial Loan Committee Meeting April 25, 2018

(Posted 03/19/18)
The City of Miami Housing & Commercial Loan Committee (HCLC) will conduct a public meeting at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 on April 25th, 2018, at 9:00 AM, to discuss items related to general business, policies, and to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City's annual Action Plan for U.S. HUD & other city funded programs .


Public Notice - City of Miami Commission Meeting April 12th, 2018 - REVISION

(Posted 03/19/2018)
Federal regulations governing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other HUD programs require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs.  In addition, the public is advised of the proposed new allocation(s)/ amendment(s) to the funding of the City program.  Thursday, April 12th 2018, City of Miami Commission Chamber, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133
 

Public Notice - Powerpoint Presentations from the City of Miami Sunshine Meeting on Thursday, March 1st, 2018

(Posted 03/02/2018)
Powerpoint Presentations from the informational workshop on affordable housing topics by subject matter experts. That was held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 9:00 A.M., in the City Commission chambers located at 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133. Additional Presentations will be posted the week of March 5th, 2018

Agenda PDF
Speaker Bios PDF
100 Great Ideas Housing Affordability PDF 
City of Miami Department of Community and Economic Development PDF
City of Miami Public Housing Authorities PDF
City of Miami Planning Department Affirdability PDF
Enterprise PDF
Enterprise Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing PDF
Florida International University PDF
Miami Association of Realtors PDF
Related Urban PDF


Notice  City of Miami Sunshine Meeting on Thursday, March 1st

(Posted 03/01/2018)
Two or more Commissioners of the City of Miami, and members of their staff, may be participating in an informational workshop on affordable housing topics by subject matter experts. The Sunshine Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 9:00 A.M., in the City Commission chambers located at 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133. The City Commission chambers is accessible for members of the public to attend.


Seeking Applicants for City of Miami Housing and Commercial Loan Committee

(Posted 02/21/2018)
The City of Miami Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is announcing the availability of FOUR seats to serve as a voting member to the Housing and Commercial Loan Committee (HCLC).The HCLC's purpose is to approve or disapprove certain housing and commercial loans and/or grants to be provided by the City of Miami under Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA), State Housing Initiatives Program (SHIP), Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF), and any other funds administered by the DCED. The HCLC is also tasked with studying the housing affordability crisis in the City and making bi-annual policy recommendations to the City Commission. HCLC members must meet certain housing-, banking related experience qualifications. If you are interested in applying, please send your completed application, accompanied by a CV/Resume, to City of Miami, Department of Community and Economic Development, 444 SW 2nd Avenue, 2nd Floor, Miami, FL 33130. 

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