Affordable housing groups want Florida lawmakers to keep their promise and avoid trust fund sweeps

Affordable housing groups want Florida lawmakers to keep their promise and avoid trust fund sweeps

Housing and rental prices continue to soar in Florida and wages are struggling to keep up. There are fewer and fewer options for affordable housing in the state. Groups like the Florida Housing Coalition are hoping lawmakers continue to put money designated for affordable housing into affordable housing. Yet legislative efforts around the issue are a mixed bag.

Jaimie Ross heads the Florida Housing Coalition which advocates for available and quality housing in the state. Ross is hoping Florida lawmakers do a repeat and put all the money that’s in the Sadowski affordable housing trust fund back into affordable housing. Last year, marked the first time in a decade that the money generated from...

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