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Miami Sees Its First Population Drop In Decades

Surging housing costs and a fickle labor market, which by one measure still hasn’t recovered from the pandemic are sending many locals packing. Miami-Dade lost 79,535 people through net migration to other parts of Florida or other states between 2020 and 2022. Still, there are reasons for optimism.

Developers In A ‘Mad Rush’ To Take Advantage Of Florida’s Live Local Act

In March, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 102, known as the Live Local Act, a dramatic overhaul of the approval process for housing development across the state. The passage of the act has already begun to transform development processes across the state of Florida ahead of the law’s July 1 effective date.