FAIR HOUSING EVENTDeSoto County Fair Housing Have you been discriminated against while trying to buy or rent a house or apartment?DeSoto County Social Services Department will be holding a Fair Housing Event on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 9:00 am At the DeSoto County Public LibraryThe Fair... Read More.
DESOTOBOCC.COM Housing Assistance Need housing assistance? The County is eligible to receive funding in locally administered limits or in the unincorporated areas of the County. In order to be considered for assistance, annual income by family size may not exceed 120% of the area median income... Read More.
October 29th ~Hardee and Sarasota counties are now eligible for FEMA Direct Temporary Housing Assistance.They join Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto and Lee counties previously approved for Direct Temporary Housing Assistance, which provides options for people whose homes are uninhabitable because of the hurricane.FEMA determined that... Read More.
DeSoto County Affordable Housing Advisory CommitteeJul 11 | Affordable Housing Advisory CommitteeThere will be an Affordable Housing Advisory Committee meeting on July 11, 2022, at 6:00 pm in the boardroom at 201 E. Oak Street.This committee is designed to help the local government consider how its local policies, rules, and... Read More.
CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the June 1 launch of the Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program to help Floridians in over 50 critical professions purchase their first home. The Hometown Heroes Housing Program will be available to Floridians including law enforcement officers,... Read More.
A SARASOTA MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER BEING ACCUSED OF HAVING A BUSINESS USING HOMES IN FORECLOSURE THAT HE DID NOT OWN. SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 60 YEAR OLD JOEL McNAIR WAS RUNNING A BUSINESS CALLED HOMES FOR AMERICANS THAT REPORTEDLY FINDS HOUSES IN... Read More.
HOME SALES IN THE AREA WERE UP BUT PRICES WERE MIXED IN AUGUST ACCORDING THE NUMBERS RELEASED BY FLORIDA REALTORS. IN SARASOTA COUNTY, WHICH INCLUDES THE CITY OF VENICE, SALES WERE UP 11% IN AUGUST FROM LAST YEAR, BUT THE MEDIAN PRICE FOR HOMES... Read More.