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  • TALLAHASSEE - Florida Housing's upcoming Board of Directors' Meeting will be held on Friday, July 28 in Miami. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. For Board Package information, please click here.

    Event Details:
    Who: Florida Housing's Board of Directors
    What: Board Meeting
    When: Friday, July 28, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
    Where: Miami-Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
    50 Alhambra Plaza
    Coral Gables, FL 33134

    For more information on this Board Meeting, please contact Sheila Freaney, Board Liaison, at 850-488-4197 or via email at Sheila.Freaney@floridahousing.org.
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  • TALLAHASSEE - Florida Housing's upcoming Board of Directors' Meeting will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017, in Orlando. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. For Board Package information, please click here.

    Event Details:
    Who: Florida Housing's Board of Directors
    What: Board Meeting
    When: Friday, June 16, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
    Where: Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport
    9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd.
    Orlando, FL 323827

    For more information on this Board Meeting, please contact Sheila Freaney, Board Liaison, at 850-488-4197 or via email at Sheila.Freaney@floridahousing.org.
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  • Event Detail: At this workshop, Florida Housing intends to solicit comments and suggestions from interested persons relative to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and State Apartment Incentive Loan (SAIL) Request for Applications (RFAs) issued in 2016 and early 2017, RFAs to be issued during the remainder of 2017 and early 2018, and the RFA process in general. Florida Housing hopes to encourage a good discussion about what’s working, what’s not working, and what can be improved. The workshop agenda, call-in instructions, and the proposed 2017/2018 RFA funding amounts and time line for the RFAs expected to be issued during the remainder of 2017 and first half of 2018 will be available prior to the workshop. An announcement will be issued via the Florida Housing ListServ when this information is available. 

    Event Begin Date:
    6/15/2017 1:30:00 PM
    Event End Date:
    6/15/2017 4:00:00 PM
    Location: 
    The workshop will be held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport, 9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd., Orlando, Florida. The workshop will be accessible via telephone.

  • Event Detail: This Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s RFA 2017-105 HOME Financing to be used for Rental Developments Located in Rural Areas and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors. 

    Event Begin Date:
    6-6-17 2:00 PM 

    Event End Date:
    6-15-17

    Location: 
    227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida 

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  • Event Detail:TALLAHASSEE, FL—Today, Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) launched its re-engineered website. The new site will deliver an enhanced user experience to better provide information about the Corporation and its many programs to the public.

    We are excited to see this website redevelopment project come to fruition today,” said Harold L. “Trey” Price, Executive Director for Florida Housing. “Staff worked long and hard to deploy a new website that integrates all areas of the Corporation to better showcase the good work that we do.

    Florida Housing’s website, www.FloridaHousing.org, features representations of the populations served by rental housing development and homeownership programs it administers. The site is organized in a more intuitive way that is much easier to navigate than its predecessor. For example, a prospective first-time homebuyer can visit the homepage and scroll down to the first colored block that says “Homebuyers and Renters.” The menu underneath says “Homeownership Programs Wizard,” which when clicked, immediately connects the user to the website application that helps them learn about the Corporation’s homebuyer programs, including available low-interest, fixed-rate mortgages, down payment/closing cost assistance, and lenders and Realtors® approved to work with Florida Housing’s programs.

    The site is also compliant with the federal laws and guidelines, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Users who are visually impaired can convert the site to high-contrast viewing, and the text can be sized up or down, per the needs of the user.

    Using the embedded Google® translation tool, the website can be translated into more than 30 languages at the click of a button. This is a very important feature for the diverse population of Florida, which includes citizens whose primary language is one other than English.

    “We live in a world where a strong presence on the Internet is so very important,” Price said. “The website is a significant part of our efforts to communication and interface with our stakeholder audiences. The improvements we have made will help Florida Housing keep pace with an ever-changing affordable housing market, while speaking to the needs of renters, prospective homebuyers and developers of affordable housing,” he said.

    Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) was created by the Legislature more than 35 years ago, to assist in providing a range of affordable housing opportunities for residents that help make Florida communities great places in which to live, work and do business. Our vision is to be recognized as an outstanding provider of innovative, measurable, data-driven and fiscally sustainable solutions that respond to the affordable housing challenges of our state. Today, Florida Housing continues its mission by increasing affordable housing opportunities and ensuring that its programs are well matched to the needs of those we serve. We cannot accomplish our mission alone. As such, we continue to work with local governments, nonprofits, elected officials and others to help spread the importance of affordable housing in Florida’s communities. For more information about the Florida Housing, visit www.floridahousing.org.

  • Event Begin Date: 9-8-17 8:30 AM
    Event End Date: 9-8-17 3:00 PM
    Location:Tallahassee City Hall Commission Chambers 300 S. Adams Street Tallahassee FL 32301

  • Event Begin Date: 10-27-17 8:30 AM
    Event End Date: 10-27-17 3:00 PM
    Location:Tallahassee City Hall Commission Chambers 300 S. Adams Street Tallahassee FL 32301

  • Event Begin Date: 6-16-17 8:30 AM
    Event End Date: 6-16-17 3:00 PM
    Location:Orlando Airport Hyatt Regency 9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd. Orlando FL 32827

  • Event Begin Date: 7-28-17 8:30 AM
    Event End Date: 7-28-17 3:00 PM
    Location:Hyatt Regency Coral Gables 50 Alhambra Plaza Coral Gables, FL 33134

  • Event Begin Date: 1-19-17 8:00 AM
    Event End Date: 1-19-17 5:00 PM
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  • Event Begin Date: 1-25-17 2:00 PM
    Event End Date: 1-25-17 4:00 PM
    Location:227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida
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  • Event Detail: This Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s RFA 2017-103 Housing Credit and SAIL Financing for Homeless Persons and Persons with Disabling Conditions and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.

    Event Begin Date:
    6-7-17 2:00 PM
    Event End Date:
    6-7-17 12:00 AM
    Location: 227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida
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  • Event Detail:This Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s RFA 2016-106 Homeless Housing Assistance Loan Demonstration Program and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.
    Event Begin Date: 1-19-17 2:00 PM
    Event End Date: 1-19-17 12:00 AM
    Location:227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida
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  • Event Detail:Applications RFA 2016-107 Financing To Build Or Rehabilitate Smaller Permanent Supportive Housing Properties For Persons With Developmental Disabilities and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.
    Event Begin Date: 1-19-17 3:30 PM
    Event End Date: 1-19-17 12:00 AM
    Location:6th Floor Seltzer Conference Room, Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 N. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida
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  • Event Detail:The workshop will be held to solicit comments and suggestions from interested persons relative to Florida Housing’s proposed Request for Application (RFA)2017-103, Housing Credit and SAIL Financing For Homeless Housing Developments And Developments For Persons With A Disabling Condition Located In Medium And Large Counties.
    Event Begin Date: 1-26-17 2:00 PM
    Event End Date: 1-26-17 12:00 AM
    Location:The workshop will be available by telephone or interested parties may attend in person at Florida Housing’s offices located at 227 N. Bronough Street, Seltzer Room, Suite 6000, Tallahassee, Florida. The call-in information for the workshop is posted to the website.
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  • Event Detail:Workshop to discuss RFA 2017-104, SAIL Funding to Preserve Farmworker and Commercial Fishing Worker Housing
    Event Begin Date: 1-31-17 2:00 PM
    Event End Date: 1-31-17 4:00 PM
    Location:227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room; Tallahassee, FL Also available by phone
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  • Event Detail:11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, January 6, 2017, expected due date and time for 2016-112 for SAIL Financing for the Construction of Workforce Housing in Miami-Dade County and Monroe County
    Event Begin Date: 1/6/17 8:00 AM
    Event End Date: 1/6/17 11:00 AM
    Location:Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 N. Bronough Street, Suite 5000, Tallahassee, FL 32301
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  • Event Detail:This Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s RFA 2017-101 Financing to Build or Rehabilitate Smaller Permanent Supportive Housing Properties for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.
    Event Begin Date: 6-7-17 10:00 AM
    Event End Date: 6-7-17 12:00 AM
    Location:227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida
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  • Event Type:Workshops
    Begin Date: 2/28/2017 2:00:00 PM
    End Date: 2/28/2017
    Location:The workshop will be available by telephone or interested parties may attend in person at Florida Housing’s offices located at 227 N. Bronough Street, Seltzer Room, Suite 6000, Tallahassee, Florida. The call-in information for the workshop is posted to the website.
    Detail Information:The workshop will be held to solicit comments and suggestions from interested persons relative to Florida Housing’s proposed Request for Application (RFA)2017-105 HOME Financing to be used for Rental Developments Located in Rural Areas.
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  • Event Type:Board Meetings
    Begin Date: 2/22/2017 3:00:00 PM
    End Date: 2/22/2017 5:00:00 PM
    Location:Telephonic Board Meeting Call In Number: 888-670-3525 Conference Code: 1388252907
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  • Event Type:Rule Development Workshop
    Begin Date: 2/20/2017 10:00:00 AM
    End Date: 2/20/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Location:Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida. The workshop will be accessible via telephone and call-in information will be posted to the website.
    Detail Information:The Rule Development Workshop will be held to receive comments and suggestions from interested persons relative to (i) the Multifamily Competitive Solicitation Funding Process as specified in Rule Chapter 67-60, F.A.C., (ii) the development of the Non-Competitive Application and the program requirements for MMRB and Non-Competitive Housing Credits, as specified in Rule Chapter 67-21, F.A.C., (iii) the development of program requirements for the SAIL, EHCL, HOME, and HC Programs, as specified in Rule Chapter 67-48, F.A.C., and (iv) amendments to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s 2016 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP). The agenda for the workshop will be posted to the website prior to the workshop.

  • Event Type:RFA Due Date
    Begin Date: 2/3/2017 8:00:00 AM
    End Date: 2/3/2017 11:00:00 AM
    Location:Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 N. Bronough Street, Suite 5000, Tallahassee, FL 32301
    Detail Information:11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, February 3, 2017, expected due date and time for RFA 2016-116 Housing Credit Financing for the Preservation of Existing Affordable Multifamily Housing Developments
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  • TALLAHASSEE - Florida Housing's upcoming Board of Directors' Meeting will be held on Friday, February 3, in Tampa. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. For Board Package information, please click here.

    Event Details:
    Who: Florida Housing's Board of Directors
    What: Board Meeting
    When: Friday, February 3, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
    Where: Marriott Tampa Airport
    4200 George J Bean Pkwy
    Tampa, FL 33607

    For more information on this Board Meeting, please contact Sheila Freaney, Board Liaison, at 850-488-4197 or via email at Sheila.Freaney@floridahousing.org.
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  • Event Type: RFA Due Date
    Begin Date: 3/31/2017 11:00:00 AM
    End Date: 3/31/2017 11:00:00 AM
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  • Event Type:Board Meetings
    Begin Date: 3/24/2017 8:30:00 AM
    End Date: 3/24/2017 3:00:00 PM
    Location:Tallahassee
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  • Event Type:RFA Due Date
    Begin Date: 3/23/2017 11:00:00 AM
    End Date: 3/23/2017 11:00:00 AM
    Location:Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 N. Bronough Street, Suite 5000, Tallahassee, FL 32301
    Detail Information:The Application Deadline for RFA 2017-102 is 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, on Thursday, March 23, 2017
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  • Event Type:Review Committee Meeting
    Begin Date: 3/9/2017 2:00:00 PM
    End Date: 3/9/2017 4:00:00 PM
    Location:227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida
    Detail Information:The Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s Request for Applications No. 2016-115 SAIL Financing for Smaller Permanent Supportive Housing Developments for Persons with Special Needs and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.
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  • Event Type:Review Committee Meeting
    Begin Date: 3/9/2017 10:00:00 AM
    End Date: 3/9/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Location:227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida
    Detail Information:The Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s Request for Applications No. 2016-110 Housing Credit Financing for Affordable Housing Developments Located in Medium and Small Counties and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.
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  • Event Type: Workshops
    Begin Date: 3/1/2017 3:00:00 PM
    End Date: 3/1/2017
    Location:The workshop will be available by telephone or interested parties may attend in person at Florida Housing’s offices located at 227 N. Bronough Street, Seltzer Room, Suite 6000, Tallahassee, Florida. The call-in information for the workshop is posted to the website.
    Detail Information:The workshop will be held to solicit comments and suggestions from interested persons relative to Florida Housing’s proposed Request for Application (RFA)2017-101 Financing to Build or Rehabilitate Smaller Permanent Supportive Housing Properties for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
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  • Event Type:Review Committee Meeting
    Begin Date: 4/26/2017 2:00:00 PM
    End Date: 4/26/2017 4:00:00 PM
    Location: 227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida
    Detail Information:The Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s Request for Applications No. 2017-102 Housing Credit and SAIL Financing to Provide Affordable Multifamily Rental Housing that is Part of Local Revitalization Initiatives and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.
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  • Event Type:Review Committee Meeting
    Begin Date: 4/25/2017 10:00:00 AM
    End Date: 4/25/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Location:Rick Seltzer Conference Room, Suite 6000, Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 North Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida.
    Detail Information:The Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s Request for Applications No. 2017-104 SAIL Funding to Preserve Farmworker and Commercial Fishing Worker Housing and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.
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  • Event Type:Review Committee Meeting
    Begin Date: 4/26/2017 10:00:00 AM
    End Date: 4/26/2017
    Location:227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida
    Detail Information:This Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s RFA 2016-116 Housing Credit Financing for the Preservation of Existing Affordable Multifamily Housing Developments and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.
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  • Event Type:Review Committee Meeting
    Begin Date: 4/25/2017 2:00:00 PM
    End Date: 4/25/2017 4:00:00 PM
    Location: 227 N. Bronough Street, 6th Floor Seltzer Room, Tallahassee, Florida
    Detail Information:GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Review Committee Meeting will be to give the scores for the Applications submitted in response to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s Request for Applications No. 2016-113 Housing Credit Financing for Affordable Housing Developments located in Broward, Duval, Hillsborough, Orange, Palm Beach, and Pinellas Counties and to submit a recommendation to Florida Housing’s Board of Directors.
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  • Event Type: RFA Due Date
    Begin Date: 4/21/2017 8:00:00 AM
    End Date: 4/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
    Location:Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 N. Bronough Street, Suite 5000, Tallahassee, FL 32301
    Detail Information:11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, February 3, 2017, expected due date and time for RFA 2017-105 HOME Financing to be used for Rental Developments Located in Rural Areas
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  • Event Type:RFA Due Date
    Begin Date: 4/20/2017 8:00:00 AM
    End Date: 4/20/2017 11:00:00 AM
    Location:Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 N. Bronough Street, Suite 5000, Tallahassee, FL 32301
    Detail Information:11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, February 3, 2017, expected due date and time for RFA 2017-103 Housing Credit and SAIL Financing for Homeless Persons and Persons with Disabling Conditions.
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  • Event Type:Rule Hearing
    Begin Date: 4/19/2017 10:00:00 AM
    End Date: 4/19/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Location:Rick Seltzer Conference Room, Suite 6000, Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 North Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida.
    Detail Information:Rule Hearings concerning the Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPRs) for Rule Chapter 67-21 and 67- 48, F.A.C. (submitted for Board approval at the March 24, 2017 Board Meeting)
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  • Event Type:Board Meetings
    Begin Date: 5/5/2017 8:30:00 AM
    End Date: 5/5/2017 3:00:00 PM
    Location:Tallahassee City Hall Commission Chambers 300 S. Adams Street Tallahassee FL 32301

  • Tallahassee, FL – Today, Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) announced that it will pursue a ban on affordable housing development company Pinnacle Housing Group (PHG) from applying for or participating in any funding programs administered by the Corporation. This comes following the filing of a settlement agreement in federal court by the United States Attorney (US Attorney) in which DAXC, LLC—a subcontractor company with most of the same principals as PHG—admitted to wrongdoing, resulting in the principals of the company knowingly obtaining excess federal funds from the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program. The length of the ban is yet to be determined.

    “The Board has the administrative ability to ban principals and affiliated companies from receiving any federal or state funding from the Corporation in the event either has engaged in misrepresentation regarding our programs,” said Bernard “Barney” Smith, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “And, we expect to authorize the Corporation to take legal action against the principals of DAXC.”
    Regarding misconduct by low income housing developers, Assistant US Attorney Michael R. Sherwin said “such conduct will not be tolerated and those who abuse this critically important program will be prosecuted and punished.” Sherwin has acknowledged Florida Housing’s critical role in assisting the federal government in cases where there has been developer misconduct: “… Cooperation among state and federal agencies is not aspirational and will provide positive results when quality people are committed to a worthy mission,” Sherwin said.
    Per the filing, the US Attorney determined that DAXC was set up to inflate the construction costs of four low-income housing contracts from 2009 to 2011 to obtain $3.1 million of excess federal funds that went for the personal benefit of the principals associated with DAXC and its affiliates. Specifically, inflated amounts for concrete shell work were included in itemized construction contracts submitted to Florida Housing’s representatives.

    Starting in 2013, Florida Housing began prohibiting subcontractors affiliated with the developer or general contractor from involvement with developments awarded funding through the Corporation. Florida Housing is currently engaged in the rule-making process that governs funding programs it administers, including further strengthening this prohibition.
     2.To assist a homeowner(s) who has returned to work or recovered from unemployment or underemployment, the Mortgage Loan Reinstatement Payment (MLRP) Program will provide up to $25,000 as a one-time payment to help satisfy all or some of a delinquent first mortgage.
    “One of our main priorities is to ensure that all applicable federal and state rules and laws are followed,” said Ken Reecy, Florida Housing’s Interim Executive Director. “We worked closely to assist officials from the US Attorney’s office and appreciate their efforts to help identify misuse and abuse of a program that is vital to providing low-income citizens of this state with affordable options for safe and decent housing. Florida Housing is committed to our mission, and will not hesitate to impose sanctions against those individuals and entities who commit misrepresentation in our programs.”
    Per settlement documents, DAXC will pay a monetary penalty of $1,000,000 in addition to forfeiting more than $4.2 million to the federal government.

  • TALLAHASSEE - Florida Housing's upcoming Board of Directors' Meeting will be held on Friday, March 24, in Tallahassee. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. For Board Package information, pleaseclick here.
    Event Details:
    Who: Florida Housing's Board of Directors
    What: Board Meeting
    When: Friday, March 24, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
    Where:Tallahassee City Hall, City Commission Chambers
    300 South Adams Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32301
    For more information on this Board Meeting, please contact Sheila Freaney, Board Liaison, at 850-488-4197 or via email at sheila.freaney@floridahousing.org
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