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Homestead Leaders Applaud OHA for Housing Program Investment

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs awarded a 2-year grant of $484,114 to the nonprofit, Homestead Community Development Corporation also known as the Homestead Housing Authority. HCDC provides economic development and housing services, including financial literacy, foreclosure prevention, mercantile business training and tiny home technical assistance. HCDC was founded by the …

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South Florida Priest Arrested on Sexual Battery Charge

A priest in Homestead has been charged with sexual battery of a physically incapacitated victim. Jean Claude Jean-Philippe, 64, remained jailed at Miami-Dade County’s Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on Saturday, according to online records. Philippe is listed as the Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s parochial vicar. The church – which …

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Homestead priest accused of drugging, sexually assaulting parishioner

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – A Roman Catholic priest in Homestead was arrested Friday after police said he drugged and sexually assaulted a former parishioner. The Rev. Jean-Claude Jean-Phillippe, 64, faces a charge of sexual battery on a victim who was physically incapacitated. Jean-Phillippe serves as a parochial vicar at Sacred Heart Catholic Church …

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HHA opens Homestead Loan Fund for Hawaiians on trust lands

HONOLULU – The nonprofit Homestead Housing Authority was founded in 2009 to enable Native Hawaiian beneficiaries of the federal Hawaiian Homes Commission Act (HHCA) to implement solutions in housing and economic development on their own lands. “Since its founding, the HHA has led homestead-based development in creating jobs by building …

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Nonprofit Provides Funding for Hawaiian Homesteads

The nonprofit Homestead Housing Authority (HHA) opened a homestead loan fund to increase the amount of capital available to Native Hawaiians for housing and economic development on trust lands. Founded in 2009, the HHA enables Native Hawaiian beneficiaries of the federal Hawaiian Homes Commission Act (HHCA) to implement solutions in …

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