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For Immediate Release:
February 12, 2021
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Commissioner Kionne L. McGhee Advances Resolution Investigating Feasibility of Raising Save Our Seniors Homeowners’ Relief Fund payments

Commissioner McGhee’s resolution advances to the Board of County Commissioners

Commissioner Kionne L. McGhee

MIAMI, FLORIDA – On Feb. 11, Commissioner Kionne McGhee advanced a Resolution through the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Services Committee (PHCSC), which investigates the feasibility of increasing the yearly payments made from the Save Our Seniors Homeowners’ Relief Fund. The Resolution requires the County Mayor to study the likelihood of being able to successfully increase the yearly payments and provide a report to the Board of County Commissioners within 60 days regarding the feasibility of the increase.

“When it comes to our senior citizens, easing their burden during the COVID-19 pandemic has to be our top priority. This resolution would investigate increasing relief payments to households receiving the senior exemption. We must help protect our valued senior population, which is particularly vulnerable at this time. The Committee’s approval of this resolution is progress towards getting us one step closer to obtaining necessary help for our senior citizen homeowners in our County,” said Commissioner McGhee.

Key provisions of the legislation include:

Moving forward, Commissioner McGhee will work to get the Resolution passed before the full Board.