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Palm Beach County's Department of Housing and Economic Development (HED) administers programs for business development, housing, and community initiatives. This department's mission is:  Changing lives and transforming neighborhoods into balanced communities.

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At the Board of County Commissioners meeting on May 3, 2022, Commissioner Marino presented a proclamation recognizing May 1-7, 2022 as Palm Beach County Small Business Wee​k in Palm Beach County.  Pictured here (l to r):  County Administrator Verdenia Baker, Housing and Economic Development Director Jonathan Brown, Commissioner Maria Marino, Office of Equal Business Opportunity Division Director Tonya Johnson, Housing and Economic Development Division Director Sherry Howard and Assistant County Administrator Dorritt Miller.   ​

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Jonathan B. Brown

Housing & Economic Development Director

100 Australian Avenue, 5th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL  33406 

Phone: 561-233-3600

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PDF format document9-10-21 SHIP Annual Report Now Available

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Changing lives and transforming neighborhood into balanced communities​