About Take Root
Take Root South Florida
The South Florida area suffers from one of the highest foreclosure and pre-foreclosure rates in the nation. Families and neighborhoods are struggling with the devastating effects and it will take both time and a major coordination of local services to begin to turn the tide in our community. The Housing Leadership Council is working with community stakeholders to address the problem through the Take Root South Florida. Modeled after successful programs in Milwaukee and Denver, Take Root combines strategies for homeownership preservation along with homeownership creation to begin the stabilization process.
Save a Home - Our program provides trustworthy assistance to help you keep your new home through access to housing counseling and information that offers alternatives to foreclosure. Our state has hundreds of millions of dollars dedicated to assisting homeowners at risk through the Hardest Hit program and other programs designed to help homeowners at risk.
Buy a Home - By buying, rehabilitating, and reselling foreclosures to qualified buyers, Take Root South Florida will help to stabilize the housing market and prices in local neighborhoods. South Florida has received over $300 million in stimulus funds to help begin stabilaztion efforts and we can link you to the local agencies and departments that can help you access down payment & rehabilitation funds along with specialized homebuyer counseling that can help guide you through the maze of REOs and short sales.
Whether you are thinking of buying a home or facing financial difficulties or foreclosure, Take Root South Florida has the resources to help. Click Here for a link of our Trusted Participants.