(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and Commissioner Jean Monestime, will host the grand opening ceremony for Phase II of the Scott-Carver HOPE VI Redevelopment located in the Liberty City area.
The HOPE VI Grant was awarded by US-HUD to Miami-Dade County on September 16, 1999 to redevelop the former Scott and Carver public housing developments. Phase I of the redevelopment was completed in 2008 with 57 single-family homes built by Habitat for Humanity. The Grand Opening of the new "Northpark at Scott Carver," developed by McCormack Baron Salazar (MBS) and partner, Reliance Housing Foundation, is a mixed-income development which will provide 354 rental units; 177 public housing units, 107 low and moderate income units and 70 market-rate units. This community features "green and sustainable" initiatives such as water-saving features and energy efficient appliances that have been incorporated into the design. The Phase II development represents over $65 million in new investment.