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

Day 3 – Wednesday, September 2


9:30 am - 11:30 am

SHIP Administrators Training

Join the SHIP Administrators Training sponsored by Florida Housing Finance Corporation. This session will feature several timely and important SHIP topics, including SHIP’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and 2020 funding, including CARES Act CRF and SHIP. The Housing Coalition will present several SHIP awards featuring a variety of housing assistance. Florida Housing staff will provide an update on program compliance and several SHIP administrators will discuss SHIP annual reporting. Learn from the experience of others at this event focused on SHIP current practices, challenges, and administrative best practices with the implementation of legislation from 2020 session.


9:30 am - 11:30 am

Florida Community Development Legal Project Office Hours

The Florida Community Development Legal (FCDL) Project is a collaboration of Legal Aid/Legal Services programs throughout the state of Florida: Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc., Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc., Legal Services of North Florida, Inc., and Bay Area Legal Services, Inc.

The FCDL provides legal representation to nonprofit affordable housing developers, nonprofits that provide vital community services for LMI neighborhoods, and small businesses owned by low to moderate income individuals that serve low to moderate income neighborhoods, with the following services:

• Contract/commercial lease negotiation assistance and general contract drafting
• Joint venture and partnership agreement assistance
• Dispute resolution assistance
• Non-profit/small business formation
• Bylaws, articles of incorporation, and any amendments
• 501 (c)(3) tax exempt status
• Assistance with tax exemption issues
• Board training and general legal advice
• Representation before administrative agencies
• Financing transactions
• Tax credits: Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Community Contribution Tax Credits

Private chat rooms will be set up for you to speak privately with an attorney during this session.