Media Release

Affordable Housing Forum

Thursday, April 12, 2007 1:00 AM

4:05 p.m.


As a member of the Alachua County Affordable Housing Coalition, The Housing Programs office in the Department of Growth Management announces that the Alachua County Affordable Housing Coalition will host an Affordable Housing Forum on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM at the Cooperative Extension Center (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609). The forum will consist of two panel discussions, the first focusing on legislative initiatives such as property tax reform, and the second on local regulations designed to promote the development of affordable housing. 


Panelists include Michael Chaney of the Florida Housing Coalition, Dr. Robert Stroh from the Shimberg Center for Affordable Housing, William Wright of the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and City of Gainesville Commissioner Craig Lowe. 


For more information, please contact Ashon Nesbitt, Assistant Housing Programs Manager, and Secretary for the Alachua County Affordable Housing Coalition at (352) 337-6284 or





  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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