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SANTA ROSA COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Housing - Citizen Participation

The Santa Rosa County Housing Coalition

The Coalition is tasked with identifying barriers to quality workforce housing and ways to reduce or eliminate those barriers. The Coalition is made up of housing supporters, including among others, employers, non-profit and for-profit housing developers, credit counselors, utility providers, mortgage lenders, realtors and community service providers.

The Coalition serves as a resource for potential homebuyers and renters to help individuals and families reach their housing goal. Meetings are held through out the year. Housing Coalition meeting information can be obtained from the County's Main Web Page under Meetings & Agendas. Supporters and all interested parties are welcome to attend.

Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC)

Members of the AHAC are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) to serve as a citizen's advisory representative for state funding under the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program.

All meetings of the advisory committee are public meetings. The AHAC reviews local housing incentive strategies and makes recommendations to the BOCC for the creation of best practices for the programs to both develop affordable housing and to maintain the current housing stock. AHAC meeting information can be obtained from the County's Main Web Page under Meetings & Agendas. Supporters and all interested parties are welcome to attend.

Citizen's Advisory Task Force (CATF)

Members of the CATF are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) to serve as citizen representatives for review and recommendations of projects for federal funding received under the Florida State Administered Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. CATF activities vary depending on CDBG funding for special projects. CATF meeting information can be obtained from the County's Main Web Page under Meetings & Agendas. Supporters and all interested parties are welcome to attend.