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File #: 18-0219 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/8/2019 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action:
Title: DELRAY BEACH COMMUNITY LAND TRUST SECOND MORTGAGE SUBSIDY REQUEST OF $25,000.00 FOR PURCHASE OF 23 SW 14TH AVENUE BY JOANN GORDON
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - DBCLT Subsidy Request 11-08-18, 3. Exhibit B - DBCLT Purchase Contract & Addendum, 4. Exhibit C - Valley Mortgage Pre-Qual Letter 11-02-18, 5. Exhibit D - The King III Model & Costruction Cost, 6. Exhibit E - City’s Resident Income Certification, 7. Exhibit F - ULPBC Homebuyer Cert
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Kristyn Cox, Project & Development Relations Manager
THROUGH: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: January 15, 2019

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DELRAY BEACH COMMUNITY LAND TRUST SECOND MORTGAGE SUBSIDY REQUEST OF $25,000.00 FOR PURCHASE OF 23 SW 14TH AVENUE BY JOANN GORDON

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Approve the subsidy request not to exceed $25,000 and authorize the CRA Board attorneys to draft and CRA Staff and Chair to execute the necessary documents to complete the transaction and close.

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Background:
The CRA has budgeted $150,000 for subsidy requests in FY 18-19 for its Affordable/Workforce Housing Program. The subject request has come from the Delray Beach Community Land Trust for the purchase of 23 SW 14th Avenue by Ms. Joann Gordon. Due to the City’s purchase assistance funding cap of 120% of Annual Household Income (AMI), which is exceeded by this moderate-income household of two at 121%, the assistance is being requested of the CRA. The request is not to exceed $25,000 and would fill the affordability gap of the $175,000 that has been pre-qualified by the lender, with the $195,000 purchase price for The King III model (under construction), and the addition of the DBCLT’s $11,700 (6%) developer fee. The Purchaser has already submitted their required 5% deposit of $9,750, which should be noted is non-refundable in the event they are unable to close the transaction.

Like past approved and funded subsidy requests, this funding assistance would include the following stipulations:

1) That the subsidy be a zero-interest second mortgage due upon sale or transfer of the property; and
2) That if a subsequent buyer is not able to purchase the house without a subsidy, and meets the qualifications for a subsidy, then all or part of the CRA’s subsidy could stay with the home upon sale (based upon CRA Board approval).

If the CRA Board authorizes the request, it would be secured through a second mortgage ...

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