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Interview: Some seniors face challenges as housing costs soar in Florida


Skyrocketing rents and other housing costs are hurting many Florida residents, including seniors on fixed incomes.

Tamara West , a technical adviser with the nonprofit Florida Housing Coalition, spoke with WMFE’s Joe Byrnes in late May about the challenges some  older renters are facing.

 


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Joe Byrnes

About Joe Byrnes

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Joe Byrnes came to WMFE/WMFV from the Ocala Star-Banner and The Gainesville Sun, where he worked as a reporter and editor for several years. Joe graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans and turned to journalism after teaching. He enjoys freshwater fishing and family gatherings.

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