Pinellas County Florida Banner
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 21-2441A    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/2/2021 Department: Housing & Community Development
On agenda: 1/11/2022 Final action: 1/11/2022
Title: Resolution approving the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Report related to the State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program Affordable Housing Incentives.
Attachments: 1. Adopted RES 22-2, 2. AATF - Resolution

Subject:

Title

Resolution approving the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Report related to the State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program Affordable Housing Incentives.

label

 

Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Adopt a resolution approving the State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (SHIP) Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) Report and authorizing submittal to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation.

 

                     On December 1, 2021, the AHAC recommended approval of the 2021 Incentive Report.

                     The Committee recommended no changes to the existing incentives for affordable housing.

                     The draft report was available to the public for comment on November 24, 2021 and no comments were received.

                     The County’s SHIP AHAC, established in 2008, is responsible for reviewing policies, land development regulations, the Comprehensive Plan Policy, and other aspects of the County’s policies and procedures that affect the cost of housing.

                     In addition, the AHAC Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners to encourage affordable housing.

Body

 

Strategic Plan:

Foster Continual Economic Growth and Vitality
4.2 Invest in communities that need the most
4.3 Catalyze redevelopment through planning and regulatory programs

 

Summary:

Summary

As a recipient of SHIP funds, the County must have an affordable housing advisory committee, as required by the Florida Statute section 420.9076. The County’s SHIP AHAC, established in 2008, is responsible for reviewing policies, land development regulations, the Comprehensive Plan Policy, and other aspects of the County’s policies and procedures that affect the cost of housing. In addition, the AHAC Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the Board to encourage affordable housing.

The AHAC Committee reviewed and approved the draft AHAC Report December 1, 2021. The meeting was noticed as a public hearing.

Body

 

Background Information:

The SHIP Program was created pursuant to the William E. Sadowski Affordable Housing Act of 1992 for the purpose of providing funds to local governments as an incentive for the creation of partnerships to produce and preserve affordable housing.

 

Fiscal Impact:

The County receives an annual allocation of State SHIP funds.

 

Staff Member Responsible:

Carol Stricklin, Director, Housing & Community Development

 

Partners:

Florida Housing Finance Corporation

 

Attachments:

Resolution
2021 SHIP Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Report
Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Report, Public Hearing Notice, December 1, 2021