As a result of two decades of fiscal responsibility, the City of Orlando plans to “Accelerate Orlando” by leveraging $58 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) federal funds to further our efforts in tackling two of our community’s most daunting challenges: homelessness and affordable housing.
Currently we are housing nearly 400 previously homeless residents in permanent, supportive housing. And, over the past few years, we’ve invested more than $43 million to create or preserve housing options for residents at all income levels.
The City of Orlando plans to accelerate our efforts by investing in agencies who provide shelter and wrap-around services to homeless individuals during the day, particularly in downtown Orlando.
Our plans include:
The city will also make investments that will increase the overall availability of affordable housing in our city by:
In addition to our efforts to “Accelerate Orlando” investments in homelessness and affordable housing, the city is also allocating funding to support:
For information about the American Rescue Plan Act and the City of Orlando’s ARPA Recovery Plan, go to Orlando’s American Rescue Plan Act webpage.