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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Affordable Housing Initiative Kicked Off with Groundbreaking May 1

 

Last updated 5/6/2021 at 10:15am

Chevon Baccus

Partner representatives break ground for first two homes

Eleven shovels broke ground Saturday, May 1 to signal the ceremonial start of an affordable housing initiative in the city's northwest community.

"I hope you feel as optimistic as I do about the future of Lake Wales," said Lake Wales City Manager James Slaton. "We are providing hope to families to move into beautiful homes."

The groundbreaking was for the first two homes being built as a partnership of the Keystone Challenge Fund, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency, Polk County Housing and Neighborhood Development, the Green and Gold Foundation and CenterState Bank.

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