FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: : Maryalicia Johnson 407-246-3629 or cell 407-468-3379
MAYOR HITS THE ROOF FOR HOUSING IMPROVEMENTS
Local Residents To Benefit From Housing Rehabilitation
WHO: MAYOR BUDDY DYER
WHAT: HOUSING DEPARTMENT WORK-ALONG
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2004, 8:30 A.M.
WHERE: 803 BETHUNE DRIVE
4568 WHEATLEY STREET
ORLANDO, FL (April 27, 2004,) -- Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will join
the Housing Department’s rehabilitation crews on Wednesday, April
28th starting at 8:30 a.m., to improve the living quarters for local
Mayor Dyer, who participates in regularly scheduled work-alongs, has
pledged to go out to worksites and labor alongside Orlando’s more
than 3,000+ employees to gain a better understanding of the jobs that
make-up the city’s workforce.
The City of Orlando’s Housing Department rehabilitates an average of
50 to 60 homes per year through state and federally funded grants,
focused on ensuring decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing.
The mission of the Housing Department is to maintain a sustainable,
livable, safe community for very low, low and moderate income
The City of Orlando’s Housing Department is also focused on
increasing homeownership, through a first time homebuyer’s
Downpayment Assistance Program, to provide downpayment and closing
costs assistance. For more information call 407-246-2708 or log on
Housing's web site.
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