Chamber Members Swan Development Advisors & Keystone Challenge Funds have partnered with Polk County to redevelop foreclosed properties and offer down-payment assistance for low and moderate income families. In July, Polk County was allocated nearly $14.5 million to create the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
Right now, the NSP is searching for local vendors to join the effort. The list of needs includes, but is not limited to:
- Attorneys/Title Work
- Carpentry and Cabinetry
- Construction Site and House Cleaning Services
- Environmental Consulting/Remediation
- General Contracting
- General Maintenance
- Landscaping and Lawn Care
- Pest Control
- Property Management
- Tree Trimming/Removal
There is a vendor application at www.polkhousing.com, as well as additional information about the program, itâ€™s funding, management and resources available to the targeted neighborhoods.