Service  fee charge for electronic utility payments begins March 1st read more

US 441/27 Community Redevelopment Agency

US 441/27 Community Redevelopment Agency

About the US 441/27 CRA

The City of Leesburg created the US Highway 441/27 Redevelopment Agency on February 13, 2006 (Ordinance 06-13). A Trust Fund was created to receive CRA proceeds on May 22, 2006 (Ordinance 06-45) and is effective for 30 years. The fund generates a majority of its annual income from tax increment revenues. The base year was established as 2005. The CRA is part of the City's plan to improve conditions within the U.S. 441/27 corridor areas.

US Highway 441-27 CRA Plan

Redevelopment Area Boundary
(Note: Click the map image to view a larger map)27-441 2023

The boundaries of the CRA are generally described as 1/2 mile on both sides of US 27 from MLK Boulevard to CR 48 and US 441 from CR 473 on the east to US Highway 27 on the west.

The agency determined the existence of economically blighted areas, noted the infrastructure improvements that contributed to the decline, and will make improvements utilizing available funds.

The  US Highway 441/27 CRA was expanded in December 2015 by 106 acres and 46 properties. In addition, the CRA was extended by 30 years to 2045. the base year was revised for all properties, both the original and expanded to 2015

The redevelopment plan evaluates the Redevelopment Areas’ physical and economic conditions, accomplishments, current challenges and development opportunities facing the community. The plan also presents redevelopment strategies and tasks to encourage economic development, preserve and enhance property values, improve pedestrian safety, provide recreational facilities, and assist in home ownership.

CRA Board

The US Highway 441/27 Area CRA has a five (5) member board consisting of the sitting members of the City Commission. Members of the Agency must reside within the corporate limits of the City of Leesburg. Each of these individuals remain as members of the board body for only so long as they serve as a city commissioner.

Budget Documents:
Financial Documents:

General Contact Information
Sandra Wilson
Housing Director
1041 County RD 468
Leesburg, FL 34748
Phone: 352-728-9765, ext. 1310
Email: Housing Director General E-MAIL

*Note:  Due to the time of when certain documents were created, they cannot be remediated to standard ADA Compliance.  If you need assistance with these documents, please contact our ADA Coordinator for further assistance:
Melissa Arriaga, ADA Coordinator
Email: ADA Coordinator
Phone: 352-728-9786, ext. 1210
Mail to: City of Leesburg, P O Box 490630, Leesburg, FL 34749