St. Augustine, Florida (PRWEB) December 10, 2013
St. Johns Housing Partnership, Inc (SJHP) received the Excellence in Affordable Housing award from Northeast Florida Regional Council during their annual Elected Officials and Regional Leadership luncheon on Friday, December 5, 2013. The St. Johns Housing Partnership, Inc, an innovative advocate of affordable housing, is committed to providing decent, safe, energy-efficient and affordable housing for low-income residents of Northeast Florida. Developing partnerships between the public and private sectors, The St. Johns Housing Partnership, Inc rebuilds neglected homes and neighborhoods, works to improve disadvantaged areas, and enhances community economic and social development. The SJHP provides emergency home repairs and rehabilitation work to low-income homeowners through a combination of staff, subcontractors, self-help and community participation with funding from state and local government funds, foundations and private contributions. The SJHP also offers financial counseling, budget-planning, foreclosure prevention and a rental program to serve the community. St Johns Housing Partnership, Inc is proud to receive the Regional Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing and looks forward to continuing to increase its programs and geographic reach.