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How to Safely Show Our Local Businesses Some Love

With news of mom-and-pop shops, small business, longstanding businesses and everything in between shutting down nationwide due to coronavirus restrictions, it’s more important now than ever to support local. While you might be wary of going to your favorite breakfast spot, getting your nails done, or buying your vitamins from your favorite health food store,…

Southwest Neighborhoods Construction Projects

While it seems that many aspects of life have slowed down during the coronavirus pandemic, there’s no stopping the growth and improvements in Delray Beach. One of the most recent projects to gain traction is the collaboration between The City of Delray Beach and the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency to provide much-needed improvements to…

DJ Lee of the Delray Beach CRA

Meet DJ: Property Project Manager

For about four years, DJ Lee worked in code enforcement handling citations and working with community members who were fixing their houses. But, the opportunity came up for him to “switch sides” and, now as the property project manager for the CRA, he works to help people find houses. “There’s a lot of positive change…

Reemployment Assistance Benefits Help from the CRA

States across the country have been inundated with roughly 26 million unemployment applications ever since the coronavirus pandemic began earlier this year. Needless to say, this has not only wreaked havoc on community members who have lost their job and are in need of reemployment assistance, but has also delayed the filing, reviewing and receiving…

Corey Isle is Underway!

A project that helps our community members and the City as a whole is officially underway, and the excitement is building for all involved. The Corey Isle housing project was designed as a way to provide affordable housing for families in Delray who are looking for a permanent home to call their own, and is…

Meet Tara: Passionate Project Multitasker

Although she may be new to the Delray Beach CRA, Tara Toto is no stranger to redevelopment. With over fifteen years of professional land development and construction administration/management experience in the private sector, she was well prepared for the passion required for her new role as the CRA Redevelopment Manager. This passion continues to enable…

WFH from the CRA

As the severity of COVID-19 increased, the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency staff temporarily relocated to their homes. And a lot of companies have since been implementing similar measures. Allowing us all to connect over a common obstacle — how to work where you’re supposed to unwind.  As our team settles into working from home,…