While the Navarre community was deliberating support for a hike in fire taxes for a Holley-Navarre Fire District strapped for personnel, Holley-Navarre Water System scrambles to keep pace with growing water and sewer needs, U.S. Highway 98’s excess of 5,000 cars and Navarre High School is bursting at the seams, an outside agency has determined South Santa Rosa County needs four low-income housing developments.
The road traveled to arrive at this point is a circuitous one. Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC) is the state-selected administrator which handles all of the monies sidelined from the document stamp taxes paid when a property is sold in Florida. A portion of those monies goes into the Sadowski Trust Fund as a result of the Sadowski Act the Legislature set up and passed in 1992.
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