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Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) is mandated by ​state statute and enforced within Charlotte County by Resolution 2008-070. Charlotte County Human Services Housing Division serves as liaison.

Meeting Schedule

The AHAC meets on the 4th Wednesday in February, April, June, August, and October and the 3rd Wednesday in Dec. at 10 a.m. at the Family Services Center, 21500 Gibralter Dr., Port Charlotte, unless otherwise noted on agenda. For more information, call 941.833.6500.

The June 2024 AHAC meeting has been rescheduled to 07.10.2024 10:00 a.m.  An agenda will be posted on or before 07.03.2024.

Roles and Responsibilities

The task of the Committee is to make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on county policies affecting the cost of housing. The Committee also approves the county’s Local Housing Assistance Plan (LHAP) every three years; view the current LHAP. View a presentation from Florida Housing Finance Corporation on the roles and responsibilities of the AHAC.

Charlotte HOME

Charlotte HOME (Housing Opportunities Made Easier), an incentive program for affordable housing developers, was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on July 28, 2020 to reduce barriers and attract developers of affordable housing to Charlotte County. 

Available incentives include (but are not limited to):
  • expedited permitting
  • impact fee waiver
  • land donation
  • density
  • utility connection and other fee subsidies

Charlotte HOME Review Committee 

Applications for incentives are reviewed by a panel of representatives from: Community Development; Human Services/Housing; and Utilities. Incentives are determined on a tiered basis contingent upon the score acheived on the Affordable Housing Prioritization Matrix. Tier II, III and IV applications require AHAC and BOCC approval. The Review Committee schedules public meetings to review and score applications for Tier II, III, and IV incentives and subsidies for approval by the AHAC and BOCC, as needed. The review committee can be reached at CharlotteHOME@charlottecountyfl.gov.

Local Government Area of Opportunity (LGAO) - Request for Applications (RFA)

Effective 05.31.2024, the Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) announces the availability of funds and is requesting applications for the consideration of providing local government support for qualified multifamily housing developments in conjunction with Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC) RFA 2024-201 Housing Credit Financing For Affordable Housing Developments Located In Small And Medium Counties.  Applications must incorporate the Charlotte HOME application packet and are due no later than 5:00 p.m. EST 06.14.2023.

Contact

Colleen K. Turner - Staff Liaison, Human Services Senior Manager
21500 Gibralter Drive, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Phone: 941.833.6500
Email: Colleen.Turner@CharlotteCountyFL.gov

Human Services
Housing Division
21500 Gibralter Drive
Port Charlotte, FL 33952

Members

  • Mike Mansfield - Residential Home Building Industry
  • Kris Proudfoot - Mortgage/Banking Industry
  • Angela Hogan - Advocate for Low-income Persons
  • Michael Meagher - Areas of Labor - Home Building Industry
  • Kurt Pentelecuc - Not-for-Profit Provider
  • Daniel Hughes - Mortgage/Banking Industry
  • Lance Welsh - Real Estate Professional
  • Michael Gravesen - Planning & Zoning Board Member
  • Commissioner Joe Tiseo - Elected Official
  • Brittany Perlino- Citizen at Large
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