The Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) announces a funding cycle (Cycle XX) for the Elderly Housing Community Loan (EHCL) Program, pursuant to Section 420.5087 (3)(d), Florida Statutes, and Rule Chapter 67-32, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The application period will begin on January 28, 2008 and will close at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), forty days later on March 10, 2008.

Ten percent (10%) of the twenty-four percent (24%) of SAIL Program funds are reserved for the EHCL Program. The anticipated amount for the EHCL Program is $1,200,000. Funding within the EHCL Program is available to provide life-safety, building preservation, health, sanitation or security-related repairs or improvements made to Elderly housing facilities.

All applications must be submitted to Florida Housing Finance Corporation, City Centre Building, 227 North Bronough Street, Suite 5000, Tallahassee, Florida 32301-1329 in accordance with the provisions of all applicable Florida Statutes, Rule Chapter 67-32, F.A.C., and the application package.

To obtain the application package or other materials and information, please access Florida Housing's web site at www.floridahousing.org or contact Jody Bedgood at (850)488-4197. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact Florida Housing using the Dual Party Relay System at 1(800)955-8770 and 1(800)955-8771.