The new harbor bridge project Has many residents wanting to leave The Hillcrest-Washington Coles neighborhood. Thanks to money available through the Port Authority of Corpus Christi, anyone who wants to leave can.
“It levels the playing field for owners and tenants,” said Del Richardson. “Some tenants felt trapped because their owners wouldn't sell.”
Anyone who's lived in Hillcrest since January 1st, 2016 is eligible for thousands of dollars in relocation aid. Del Richardson and Associates, the firm hired by the Port Authority to oversee the relocation and buyout program, is holding a workshop next week to help Hillcrest residents find new places to live.
So who's invited?
“Anyone interested in renting or selling a home in the Corpus Christi area,” said Richardson, who also says the money can be used to make a down payment on a house, or for up to 42 months of rent.
“We can get you a good tenant that can afford to pay rent, and we can even advance rents if necessary,” said Richardson.
And there's no cap to the funds, meaning everyone eligible gets the most they're eligible for.
“The money is there to take care of every tenant, every owner eligible for this program that desires to be relocated,” said Richardson.
The workshop is scheduled for Tuesday December 5th at the Oveal Williams Senior Center, located at 1414 Martin Luther King Dr. The workshop is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Outreach Manager Frank Jordan at (361) 232-5083.
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