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History

Metro North Community Development Corporation was founded in 2001 in Jacksonville, FL by a board of local business owners, neighborhood residents, and other strategic partners to revitalize the Greater Brentwood neighborhood. Their mission was to serve as the community’s “Chamber of Commerce,” identifying several new initiatives aimed at improving quality of life for everyone in the area. MNCDC received its initial certification as a Community-Based Housing Development Organization in 2002.

MNCDC has developed over 50 single-family homes and expanded into the commercial and multifamily development arenas. As a community development corporation, the organization is also responsible for helping to create several neighborhood and business associations, crime watch efforts, community clean-up and beautification programs, and a community garden. Recently, MNCDC began focusing on two new intensive community development strategies: The Block-by-Block Initiative: Housing + Health + Education = Transformation, and Repaint the Town.

2001

 

North Metro was Founded

Metro North Community Development Corporation was founded in 2001 in Jacksonville, Florida by a board of local business owners, neighborhood residents and other strategic partners to revitalize the Greater Brentwood neighborhood. Their mission was to serve as the community’s “Chamber of Commerce” implementing new initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life for all in the area.

2002

 

Received Certification

Metro North received its initial certification as a Community-Based Housing Development Organization in 2002.

2003

 

Sold First Property

Metro North CDC sold its first property. The project was a renovation of an existing property in the Brentwood community.

2004

 

Completed First New Home

Metro North CDC completed its first two (2) new home construction projects.

2005

 

Neighborhood Cleanup Projects

Metro North CDC facilitated several neighborhood cleanup projects organizing residents of the Brentwood community along with volunteers to pick up trash, manicure street boulevards.

2006

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North CDC completed three (3) new home construction projects.

2007

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North CDC completed six (6) new home construction projects. Metro North CDC continued to facilitate Brentwood neighborhood cleanup projects.

2008

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North CDC completed three (3) new home construction projects and one (1) existing home renovation for a first time home buyer.

2009

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North CDC completed three (3) new home construction projects. Metro North CDC continued to facilitate Brentwood neighborhood cleanup projects.

2010

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North CDC completed three (3) new home construction projects and one (1) existing home renovation for a first time home buyer. Metro North CDC continued to facilitate Brentwood neighborhood cleanup projects.

2011

 

The National Stabilization Program

The National Stabilization Program (NSP) was implemented by the federal government to stimulate the economy. Metro North began to increase its production of affordable housing for the first time home buyer. Metro North CDC completed five(5) new home constructions projects utilizing NSP funding

2012

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North CDC completed six (6) new home and renovation home projects for first time home buyers utilizing NSP funding

2013

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North CDC completed twelve (12) new home and renovation home projects for first time home buyers utilizing NSP funding

2014

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North CDC completed five (5) renovation home projects for first time home buyers utilizing NSP funding

2015

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North CDC completed three (3) renovation home projects for first time home buyers utilizing NSP funding

2016

 

Projects & Activities

2016 Metro North CDC completed two (2) renovation home projects for first time home buyers utilizing NSP funding

2017

 

Limited Repair Program funded by City of Jacksonville

Metro North began home owner renovation projects through the Limited Repair Program funded by City of Jacksonville. The program was designed to make much needed repairs to properties in the Brentwood community for home owner that qualified for home repairs. Home repairs consisted of repairs to all areas of the home including new roof, new A/C units, any structural repairs, windows, doors, and many other repairs as needed. The program allows up to $41,000 in repairs. Metro North CDC completed eleven (11) home repair projects. Metro North’s board of director approved expansion of our development boundary’s to include all of Duval, St. Johns, Clay, and Nassau Counties.

2018

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North continued the home owner repair projects through the Limited Repair Program funded by City of Jacksonville. Metro North CDC completed thirteen (13) home repair projects. Home repairs consisted of repairs to all areas of the home

2019

 

Northeast Florida Long Term Recovery Projects Begin

Metro North began work on home repair projects funded by the Northeast Florida Long Term Recovery Organization (NFLTRO), a group of community leaders and volunteers committed to help families in Duval County. All proceeds come from donations secured from individuals and corporations in Florida. The goal is to repair one hundred (100) homes for individuals that qualified to repair home damage caused by Hurricane Irma. Metro North CDC serves as Construction Manager overseeing repairs. Metro North CDC completed 24 home repairs.

2020

 

Projects & Activities

Metro North continues to work on home repair projects funded by the Northeast Florida Long Term Recovery Organization (NFLTRO), a group of community leaders and volunteers committed to help families in Duval County. All proceed come from donations secured from individuals and corporations in Florida. The goal is to repair one hundred (100) homes for individuals that qualified to repair home damage caused by Hurricane Irma. Metro North CDC serves as Construction Manager overseeing repairs. Metro north CDC will complete 24 home repair projects.

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