New affordable housing project to rise south of downtown Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Editor’s note: This story is available as a result of a content partnership between WFTV and the Orlando Business Journal.

A pair of properties along Orange Blossom Trail south of downtown Orlando soon may transform into affordable housing, which is in big demand in fast-growing Orlando.

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Orlando-based applicant Avcon Inc. wants to rezone two properties totaling 10 acres at 4893 S. Orange Blossom Trail to build affordable housing units, according to Orange County records.

The project may feature 36 multifamily/40 tiny home units and is called Lake Bumby Land Use Plan.

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The property currently is zoned for commercial uses.

Click here to read Jack Witthaus’ story on the Orlando Business Journal’s website.

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