affordable housing

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The city of Key West could buy the private Peary Court development for $55 million, if voters approve.

The city and the development's owners, White Street Partners, have an agreement on the price. But such a move would require approval of two referendums from voters, one to borrow the money and another to buy the property.

Check Out The Median Rent In Your Miami Neighborhood

Jul 15, 2015
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Rental start-up Zumper has released a map (scroll below) of the median rents across Miami neighborhoods, and concludes the Miami rental market has become the sixth most expensive in the country.

According to Zumper, the median price of a one-bedroom rental in the city — including apartments, condos, and rentals — $1,880.

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Today on the Florida Roundup, the state of affordable housing in Miami: More than a third of the population is spending more than half of their income on housing, according to a New York University study. Some experts worry that this will contribute to brain drain in South Florida. 

The Florida House is expected to reject the Senate's modified health care plan on Friday, leaving the legislature where it's been for the last few months -- deadlocked.

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