The International Visitor Leadership Program led by the U.S. Department of State recently held a workshop at FIU Metropolitan Center on November 1, 2018. The group was comprised of representatives from 19 African countries who attended a "Transparency and Ethics in Government" workshop led by Mayor Shirley Gibson. The attendees presented Mayor Gibson with a special recognition.
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In Little River, progress comes with a cost. Developers are looking at Miami's Little River Neighborhood and seeing the future: it is pricey. Dr. Ned Murray states that the catalyst for development in the Little River area came from Wynwood's rezoning in 2003.
This fall, the City of Miami and the Florida International University Metropolitan Center will begin work on the much anticipated Affordable Housing Master Plan for the City, following an agreement signed earlier this year.
Dr. Ned Murray, associate director of the Metropolitan Center at Florida International University, said Little Haiti has a poverty rate of 46 percent (higher than the City of Miami’s 30 percent) and an unemployment rate of 23 percent. An estimated 63 percent of renters in the neighborhood are cost-burdened, meaning they spend 30 percent or more of their income on housing. Magic City has the potential to push rents even higher, forcing working-class residents to who-knows-where.
Ned Murray, associate director of the Florida International University Metropolitan center, discussed real-estate insights on a panel hosted by the Miami Herald.
The Miami City Commission recently approved a resolution establishing collaboration between the city and Florida International University’s Metropolitan Center to work on the preparation of the city’s Affordable Housing Master Plan. The move allows the FIU center to collaborate with the city’s Department of Community and Economic Development on the housing plan.
Florida International University’s Metropolitan Center launched a survey to Palm Beach County residents asking where they want their money to go to improve transportation.
An analysis of housing and census data by the FIU Metropolitan Center found that 85 percent of Miami-Dade residents earning the median household income of $44,000 can't afford to buy a home.