Accessibility & Opportunity
This group focused its recommendations of the Regional Affordable Housing Initiative (RAHI) report related to providing an easy access to housing by encouraging development of affordable units near employment centers, transit, and essential services, as well as evaluation opportunities for adaptive reuse of existing buildings. The group was also charged with assessing tools and potential partnerships to increase awareness of affordable housing needs and developing a public outreach portion of the Housing for All action plan.
Leader: Frankie Elliott, Vice President of Government Affairs, Orlando Regional REALTOR Association
Staff Support (Neighborhood Services): Jason Reynolds and Dan Kilponen
|SEIU - Florida Public Service Union
|Walt Disney World
|Poulos & Bennet
|Hampton & Hampton Property Management
|Central Florida Foundation
Innovation & Sustainability
This group focused on reviewing creative partnerships and innovative funding mechanisms needed to jump start an increase in the supply of affordable housing units in Orange County. The group also discussed incentives and resources needed for preservation of affordable housing and identify sustainable building and infrastructure standards necessary to assist with energy-efficient housing efforts throughout Orange County.
Leader: Paul Roldan, Principal and CEO, Allgen Financial Advisors, Inc.
Staff Support (Housing & Community Development): Mitchel Glasser and Janna Souvorova
|FDIC / Lending Institutions / Wells Fargo
|Florida Community Loan Fund
|AGPM - Green Property Manager
|JP Morgan & Co.
|HANDS of Central Florida
|Jill A. McReynolds
|Hannibal Square Community Land Trust
Design & Infrastructure
This group focused on policy and land development code changes necessary to incentivize affordable housing development and to encourage diversity of housing types in established neighborhood and targeted areas of Orange County. The group will also had the opportunity to “stress test” development scenarios and discussed housing prototypes associated with the “missing middle,” and recommended regulatory changes and incentives necessary to implement mixed-use and mixed-income development that further promote neighborhood integration.
Leader: Dan Kirby, FAIA, FAICP, Principal, Jacobs
Staff Support (Planning): Alberto Vargas and Alyssa Henriquez
|Adela Marie Lopez
|Habitat for Humanity
|Greater Orlando Builders Association
|Apartment Association of Greater Orlando
|Urban Land Institute
|Young Architects Forum
|Southern Strategy Group
|LMC / Lennar Homes
|J & J Construction / Mikel Construction
|Kelly Miller Levine
|Leila W. Allen