County accepting applications for SHIP program
Starting Aug. 1, and continuing until all funds used, the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, will be accepting applications from households in the very low, low, and moderate income categories for down payment/closing cost loans and rehabilitation loans.
For Fiscal Year 2013-14, $350,000 funds will be available from the Florida State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program.
Priority will be given to applications from households having a member with Developmental Disabilities or a person with Special Needs as defined in Section 420.0004, Florida Statues.
Funds may not be used to repair, rehabilitate, or purchase mobile homes.
Completed applications must be submitted in person to Indian River County Planning Division's housing office located at 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach.
Information and applications are available on the county's website at
www.irccdd.com/Planning_Division/SHIP/Index.htm, as well as in the Community Development Department, 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, or call (772) 226-1594.
Treasure Coast Progressive Alliance to meet
Meredith Ockman, Florida vice president of NOW, will speak on women's issues. She will address the six main issues facing women.
This event is free and open to the public. They are social, networking and educational events.
The event will take place at 6:30 p.m., on July 30 at the American Legion Post No. 40, 810 S. US 1, Fort Pierce.
For more information, call (772) 349-5328 or visit tcprogressivealliance.com.
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