What is a CRA
An area targeted for redevelopment and/or revitalization including: dilapidated buildings and neighborhoods; improving public infrastructure and amenities; and enhancing quality of life for residents
Who created the CRA
Florida Statute (Chapter 163, Part III) authorized CRAs but the Omni CRA was created jointly by the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County.
Creation of our CRAs
The Omni CRA was created in 1986
The Midtown CRA was created in 2003
Our MissionRevitalize specifically designated areas within our city through good planning and the implementation of sound infrastructure improvements.
Our MissionGenerate successful redevelopment projects, from both the private and public sector, thereby achieving the complete eradication of slums and blight from the targeted areas.
850k is committed to the renovation of Dorsey Library, one of the area's most prized historical structures. It will undergo a major improvement with full support from the Omni CRA.
Potentially 60-70 homes will be revitalized and rehabbed with this effort. Home improvements will include painting, replacing windows and roofs as well as landscaping and facade work.
This business incentive program will promote economic growth, business development and create opportunity for local entrepreneurs to unite in a thriving business district.
The first Omni Community Survey will allow community residents to voice their concerns in what most interest, effects and challenges them. Survey respondents will also receive gift cards and vouchers from neighboring local businesses and restaurants.