Housing Forum To Focus On Neediest Residents

Housing Forum To Focus On Neediest Residents

For people hanging onto the lower rungs of society, getting into safe and affordable housing is the first step up toward stability and security.

But for thousands of people in Leon County, that kind of housing doesn’t exist.

Local officials and civic leaders are hoping to change that. About 65 people are meeting Friday to discuss ways to solve what one businessman called a blight on the community.

“This is a sore on our body that can’t heal,” said Rick Kearney, CEO of Mainline Information Systems who’s invested his own money in affordable housing and homeless shelters. “Economic development is hampered because of that.”

Read the full article on Tallahassee.com

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2650 Municipal Way Tallahassee, FL. 32304
Phone:(850) 792-9000
Fax: (850) 536-6053

The Kearney Center is focused on eradicating homelessness throughout Tallahassee and the Big Bend region.

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