Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

Meetings


  • Meetings will be held quarterly.
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Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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Members


Member
Profession
Term
Term Span
 Doug Gilpin Local Government Official 2 years 7/12/2020 - 7/12/2022
Francis Harper Building Industry 2 years 7/12/2020 - 7/12/2022
Heather Clark 
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 7/12/2020 - 7/12/2022
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
Courtney Gage 
Sumter County Resident 2 years 7/12/2020 - 7/12/2022
Matthew Yoder Employer Representative 2 years 7/12/2019 - 7/12/2021
Robert Hanson Essential Service Personnel 2 years 7/12/2020 - 7/12/2022
Melanie Peavy 
Alternate 2 years 7/12/2020 - 7/12/2022

Overview


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).