Affordable Housing Advisory Committee


  • Meetings will be held quarterly.
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Term Span
Diana Couillard Building Industry 2 years 7/12/2018 - 7/12/2020
Samantha Crane Banking Industry 2 years 7/12/2019 - 7/12/2021
Vacant Areas of Labor Activity 2 years 7/12/2019 - 7/12/2021
Sandra Woodard Low Income Advocate 2 years 7/12/2019 - 7/12/2021
Priscilla Lewis For-profit Housing Provider 2 years 7/12/2018 - 7/12/2020
Gene Barton Non-profit Housing Provider 2 years 7/12/2019 - 7/12/2021
Danny Smith Real Estate Professional 2 years 7/12/2019 - 7/12/2021
Karl Holley Local Planning Agency 2 years 7/12/2019- 7/12/2021
Karen Davis Sumter County Resident 2 years 7/12/2018 - 7/12/2020
Matthew Yoder Employer Representative 2 years 7/12/2019 - 7/12/2021
Robert Hanson Essential Service Personnel 2 years 7/12/2018 - 7/12/2020
Michelle Purl Alternate 2 years 7/12/2018 - 7/12/2020


The purpose of the AHAC is to:
  • Review the established policies and procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and adopted local government comprehensive plan of the appointing local government.
  • Recommend specific actions or initiatives to the Board of County Commissioners to encourage or facilitate affordable housing while protecting the ability of the property to appreciate in value.
  • Serve as the Citizen's Advisory Task Force (CATF) for Community Development Block Grants.
  • Prepare and submit a report to the local governing board that includes recommendations on affordable housing incentives outlined in Florida Statute § 420.9076(4).
The committee shall follow the guidelines mandated in Florida Statute § 420.9076, and Rule Chapter 73C-23, Florida Administrative Code. 

The membership shall consist of at least eight but no more than eleven committee members and must consist of one representative of the categories mandated by Florida Statutes § 420.9076(2).