R.I.P.

Affordable Housing Entrepreneur Dies

Harvey Vengroff, who became well known in recent years for his efforts to build more affordable housing in Sarasota and Bradenton, died Thursday at age 77.

10/12/2018 By Staff

Deals

Vengroff Company Purchases Hotel for Affordable Housing Complex

Harvey Vengroff's company Robin's Apartments, LLC, recently purchased a Knights Inn hotel property for $4.4 million.

07/20/2016 Research by staff

Development

Manatee County Commission Approves Map Change for Affordable Housing Complex

The project, planned by affordable housing developer Harvey Vengroff, is slated for a Bradenton Knights Inn hotel property.

06/02/2016 Research by staff

Events

Forum on Affordable Housing 'Crisis' Takes Place June 16

The discussion will include Sarasota County's Allen Parsons, Jon Thaxton of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, developer Harvey Vengroff and Rob Young of the Sarasota Young Professionals Group.

05/25/2016 Research by staff

Housing

Manatee Planning Commission Approves Land-Use Change for Affordable Housing Proposal

The move is intended to allow a Bradenton Knights Inn hotel property to become an affordable housing complex.

05/12/2016 Research by staff

Housing

City Commission Punts on Affordable Housing Proposal

The Sarasota City Commission voted Monday evening to continue discussion of a 393-unit affordable housing complex proposed by Harvey Vengroff along Fruitville Road.

05/03/2016 Research by staff

941CEO Daily

393-Unit Affordable Housing Project to Be Discussed Wednesday

The City of Sarasota Planning Board will consider a change to its Future Land Use Map in order to make way for 393 affordable apartments on 7.9 acres just north of Fruitville Road near Audubon Place.

03/07/2016 Research by staff