THIS WEEK'S MYFRA MEMBER FORUM QUESTIONS
FRA's Q&A forum is the best place to find the answers, resources and information you are looking for related to redevelopment practice in Florida.

With the forum, FRA members can post questions, ideas and topics to discuss with other MyFRA users. This is not only a resource to find help, but a great way to stay connected with other redevelopment professionals throughout the state.

This week's questions include:

We would like to implement a program that would incentivize a banking institution to move to a low income area of our district. Right now I am doing some preliminary research and wanted to pick the brains of the experts here. If you are familiar with such programs or have administered such a program in your own CRA please reach out to me. I appreciate any help or direction!

We are in the process of creating a digital & print form for public feedback into our upcoming CRA plan. The form is mostly focused on where and what types of projects the public would like to see the CRA focus. Would anyone be willing to share their public feedback forms/surveys or provide any tips for drafting public feedback forms/surveys?

Help answer these questions or post your own today! To access the member forum, click here.

For assistance logging into MyFRA, click here.
SUBMIT YOUR AWARD ENTRY TODAY!
There is just one month left to submit your 2021 FRA Award Entries!

The FRA Awards is the state's largest program honoring redevelopment efforts and initiatives. Winners demonstrate innovation and positive impacts on their communities and inspire other efforts throughout Florida.

If you haven't done so, please mark your calendar for the June 7 deadline and start preparing your award entry materials! 

JOBS AROUND THE STATE
Community Redevelopment Specialist - City of St. Cloud

The City of St. Cloud is seeking an individual to assist with the management of the daily operations of the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and implement agency programs and plans.

The responsibilities of this position include performing research on factors affecting growth in the CRA area, maintaining market and related information and developing and implementing strategies and projects to expand the economy and tax base for the area.


There are several additional job postings for positions throughout the state, click here to view them.
UPCOMING FINANCING WEBINAR
The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) is hosting a Federal Financing Webinar on May 11 at 2 p.m.

HUD, USDA and the CDFI Fund have implemented regulatory changes in their programs to assist communities in COVID-19 recovery efforts, and new programs have been created to meet unfulfilled financing needs.

This installment of CDFA's webinar series covers how development finance agencies can leverage financing from the federal government to support housing projects in their communities.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR REDEVELOPMENT BY:
Viewing updates from this year's Legislative Session.

The 2021 Florida Legislative Session ended on April 30. We have been following the session closely to monitor the several bills involving the redevelopment industry.

We have a dedicated page on the MyFRA website providing information on our legislative committee and the bills we were monitoring.

All information regarding updates from this year's session and legislative positions can be found on the MyFRA website here.
FRA RESOURCES
May 6, 2021

Thank you for supporting Florida redevelopment!
Have questions or news worth sharing? Email Amber Hughes at ahughes@flcities.com