While fixing a hasty giveaway of county land from two weeks ago, Miami-Dade commissioners are set to vote on two new transfers of county property worth more than $3 million.
Habitat for Humanity, a leading developer of affordable housing in Miami-Dade and a charity, is recommended to obtain a 9-acre lot in Southwest Miami-Dade that’s valued at $2 million in county tax rolls.
The agreement requires the land be used to build affordable housing or the county takes back the property. As is standard in affordable housing agreements with Miami-Dade, Habitat would pay $10 for the land in a no-bid deal.
Nearby, another sizable county lot worth $1.3 million would go to a company owned by a longtime lobbyist who is a partner with Palmetto Homes, the developer that secured a $10 deal on Oct. 6 for nearly $10 million worth of county land.
The 5-acre lot off