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Parramore Asset Stabilization Fund Helps Residents During COVID-19

September 16 2020 • Rachel Calderon, Janet de Guehery, Caroline White

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} Parramore Asset Stabilization Fund, PASF, was formed in 2018 to purchase scattered-site rental properties in Orlando’s Parramore neighborhood, in order to improve housing conditions and preserve long-term affordability in the area. PASF is a collaboration between three strong nonprofit organizations with a focus on housing: Central Florida Foundation, Florida Community...

A Place to Call Home

June 23 2020 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} How hard can it be for Central Florida families to find a good, affordable place to call home? For Shanaqua and Frankie Gibson, it wasn’t easy. Over the years, the couple and their three children lived with family members and even in a hotel before they finally found a place...

Community Leaders Announce $100 Million Fund to Address Local Housing Crisis

February 05 2020 • CFF Team

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} ORLANDO — February 5, 2020 — Today Central Florida Foundation and the Central Florida Regional Housing Trust (CFRHT) announce the establishment of the Housing Impact Fund, an effort of CFRHT’s Central Florida Housing Action Team (CFHAT), to implement creative funding solutions to address the housing crisis in Orlando. With over...

Parramore Asset Stabilization Fund Keeps Rental Housing Affordable in Central Florida
“This is a like a dream come true…this is just wonderful.” – PASF Resident

January 22 2020 • Janet de Guehery

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} In Orlando, 76% of low-income households are cost burdened, spending more than 40% of income on rent and utilities. In the Parramore neighborhood – a historic and predominantly African-American area – the median income is $15,000, and unemployment is at 24%, making it one of the poorest sections of the...