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AGENDA

Florida’s Premier Statewide Affordable Housing Training and Technical Assistance Event

Day 1 – Monday, August 29

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7:30 AM - 9 AM

Continental Breakfast and Networking

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9 AM - 9:30 AM

Opening Plenary

Welcome and Introduction to the Florida Housing Coalition

JAIMIE ROSS, President, Florida Housing Coalition

SUZANNE CABRERA, Board Chair, Florida Housing Coalition

Inspirational Keynote

TYLER MERRITT, Author and Creator, The Tyler Merritt Project

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9:30 AM - NOON

Housing Expo

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10 AM - NOON

Forums and Caucuses

Forums

Ending Homelessness: Housing is Healthcare
Faith Based Advocacy and Development
Partnering with Public Housing Authorities
Resilience and Disaster Recovery
Tech in Construction, Financing, and Closing the Digital Divide

Caucuses

Habitat for Humanity
Housing Counselors

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NOON - 2:15 PM

LUNCH

State of the State

TREY PRICE, Executive Director, Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Introduced by: RON LIEBERMAN, Board Chair, Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Housing Champion Award

KENNETH T. WELCH, Mayor, St. Petersburg

Housing Champion Award

Incoming Senate President KATHLEEN PASSIDOMO

Presented by: Former Senate President KEN PRUITT

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2:15 PM - 5 PM

Housing Expo

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3 PM - 5 PM

Forums and Caucuses

Forums

Accessory Dwelling Units (sponsored by Florida AARP)
Center for Racial Equity
Florida Chamber of Commerce 2030 Blueprint
Increasing the Supply of Affordable Housing through Preservation

Utility Companies and Energy Efficiency Partners (sponsored by Duke Energy)

Caucuses

Florida Realtors
NeighborWorks Florida Collaborative

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6 PM

Reception

Day 2 – Tuesday, August 30

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7:30 AM - 9 AM

Continental Breakfast and Networking

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7:30 AM - NOON

Housing Expo

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9 AM - 10:15 AM

SESSIONS

  • Bank On Coalitions: A Collaborative Network for Building Financial Inclusion for All and Beyond
  • Effective Community Engagement and Advocacy for Nonprofits
  • Effectively Engaging Individuals with Disabilities in Consolidated Planning
  • Low Barrier Housing
  • Maximizing Federal Resources to Address Homelessness
  • Right-Sizing Subsidy
  • Wealth Building through Community Land Trusts

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10:45 AM - NOON

SESSIONS

  • Bankers Can Be Your Best Partners
  • Data: Using What You Have to Get What you Need
  • Financing Available through FHLBank of Atlanta: Financing Affordable Housing and Tackling the Challenge of Heirs’ Property
  • Funding Opportunities from Local HFAs
  • Housing Tax Credits 101
  • How to Fully Offset the Costs of Inclusionary Zoning
  • Repurposing Buildings for Affordable Housing

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NOON - 2:15 PM

LUNCH

Conference Raffle

Nonprofit Raffle – Wells Fargo and PNC

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2:15 PM - 5 PM

Housing Expo

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2 PM - 3:15 PM

SESSIONS

  • Cutting Edge Tools for Reducing Development Costs
  • Funding for Rural Housing
  • Green Affordable Housing
  • Regulatory Resources for Affordable Housing
  • Show Me the Money
  • The Road to Housing Resilience: Funding and Strategic Planning
  • Untangling Heirs’ Property Title Issues
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3:45 PM - 5 PM

SESSIONS

  • By the Numbers: 2022 Statewide Rental Market Study
  • CLTs and Rental Housing
  • Funding Opportunities from the FHFC
  • HUD CoC and YHDP Funding Peer Debriefing
  • Save Money and Jumpstart Local Housing Initiatives using your Consolidated Plan
  • Tenants’ Rights

Day 3 – Wednesday, August 31

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8 AM - 9 AM

Breakfast and Networking

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9 AM - NOON

Nonprofit Pitch Competition

Florida Community Development Legal Project

SHIP Administrators Training