Orlando Sentinel 

Orange County will push for a local TDT option for housing  

For the first time, Orange County’s legislative priorities next year will include expanding authorized uses for hotel-tax revenues, a lucrative money stream expected to top $350 million next week when collection totals are updated. 


Sun Sentinel 

Condominium reserve rules plus rising insurance premiums could lead to foreclosure crisis. ‘People are going to be losing their homes’  

The one-two punch of the post-Surfside law designed to require condominium associations to set aside sufficient reserves for structural repairs combined with Florida’s unending increases in insurance costs is threatening to produce a wave of foreclosures. 



Miami’s Community News 

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visits Miami-Dade County  

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava welcomed U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to Miami-Dade County on Wednesday, Oct. 18, during his visit to South Florida to highlight key investments from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in public transit, the airport, and seaport.