Latin Builders Association(R) Legislative Committee Hosts Breakfast to Discuss Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) Grant Work

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  • Miami, FL (1888PressRelease) August 04, 2010 - The Latin Builders Association® (LBA), the largest Hispanic construction association in the United States, will host Benji Power, Neighborhood Revitalization Planner, and LeAnn Robinson, Chief Operating Officer of Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida, as part of its Legislative Breakfast Series on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 8:30am. The event will take place at LBA Headquarters (4110 Laguna Street, Coral Gables, FL).

    Guest speakers will discuss:
    • The impact of Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida, the lead organization in a consortium of seven organizations that were awarded $89,375,000 in NSP2 funds.
    • The specifics of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds aimed at assisting neighborhoods affected by the troubled housing market.
    • The qualification process for local firms to be considered for the work on affordable housing projects.

    "As an association immersed in the building industry, it is imperative that we remain informed of available funding and pending projects," said Noelia E. Moreno, President, Latin Builders Association®. "As such we find it extremely important to have both Benji Power and LeAnn Robinson present to our association and educate our members about available opportunities."

    The event is open to both member and non-members. It is a complimentary event for members and a cost of $10 for non-members. For more information and to RSVP for the event, please contact Karen Segura, 305.446.5989 or via email, ksegura ( @ ) lbaorg dot com dot

    About Latin Builders Association® (LBA)
    Established in 1971 by a group of local contractors, Latin Builders Association®, Incorporated has embodied the interests of builders, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, plumbers, electricians and tradesmen associated with the business of construction, striving to provide a vital forum for discussion, networking, training/development, and representation at the local, state and federal level. Today, we are the largest Hispanic construction association in the United States, representing over 750 member companies throughout South Florida.

    Throughout our 39 year history the LBA has been vigorously involved in local, state and federal issues that have an effect on our community and state. The LBA's core goal is to represent and further the interests of the South Florida Community, the local building industry, and the individuals and companies that strive day after day to make this a better place to live, work and play.

    Bercow, Radell & Fernandez
    Southern Strategy Group

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