The Real Deal Miami

Grants create new homeowners despite crisis

December 01, 2008 10:21AM

The city of Boynton Beach, which awarded $1.3 million in grants to 32 applicants to enable them to purchase their own homes, said recipients have avoided foreclosure. Vivian Brooks, redevelopment agency assistant director, said next year’s budget cuts could threaten the program. The agency anticipates a $1.9 million shortfall in its budget.