ORLANDO, Fla. — The onePULSE Foundation confirmed that its lease on the Pulse nightclub site has not been renewed.

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The organization stated on Thursday it has learned that the property owners did not renew a temporary use permit, which allowed the land to be run as an interim memorial.

“We only recently learned that the temporary use permit allowing for use of the leased property as an interim memorial had expired more than a year ago, on May 5, 2022. We were unaware of this development because the permit was granted to the property owner(s) and issued under Barbara Poma's name,” the foundation said in a press release.

The foundation continued:

Following failed negotiations with the property owners for the full donation of the Pulse nightclub property, onePULSE has no legal authority to manage the site, nor handle its day-to-day care, and security. Therefore, these matters have now become the sole responsibility of the property owners.

As a courtesy, and to ensure a smooth transition in management, the Foundation has agreed to continue to pay the monthly operating expenses until August 31, 2023, and will also pay a pro-rata share of the property tax for the current year."

This is the latest in a string of challenges for the foundation.

Earlier this year, onePULSE Foundation stated that it had been unable to reach a deal with the owners of the property to fully donate the land for a permanent memorial.

The Pulse nightclub experienced a deadly terrorist attack by Omar Mateen on June 12, 2016, that left 49 dead and more than 50 injured.